Beverly Jean Mooney

March 03, 1936 ‒ July 01, 2020

Marion, Ohio

Beverly Jean Mooney, age 84 of Marion, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Windmoor of Marion.

Beverly was born March 3, 1936 in Marion to Lowell and Leelah (Eberhart) Cook. She was educated in Marion and graduated from Harding High School. She served as an administrative assistant for Union Tank Car until her retirement.

On August 14, 1955 she married the love of her life, Franklin Elwood Mooney. Together they made their home in Marion, raising 3 children. They celebrated 58 years of marriage until Franklin preceded her in death July 2, 2014.

Beverly was full of life and enjoyed being with friends and was always making new ones. She was part of a “Lunch Bunch” that met daily to enjoy each other’s company and stay up on the latest news around town. She had a soft spot in her heart for babies and was everyone’s favorite grandma. She adored her family and cherished them all in her heart. Beverly was a woman of deep faith and was a longtime member of the Forest Lawn Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her children: Mike (Michele) Mooney of Van Wert, Lynda (Guy) Schlichting and Marc Mooney both of Marion; grandchildren: Ethan and Ellie Mooney, Jacob (Kayla Lisovich) Schlichting, Hannah (fiancé Jarod Kiene) Schlichting, and Raven and C.J. Mooney; great-grandchildren: Colton, Izzy, and Corbin.

Beverly is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Franklin Elwood Mooney; and siblings: Etta Mae Van Houten, Ann Tootikian, Iscah Snyder, Jerry Furry, Mildred Gibson, Mary Margaret Cook, and Betty Davis.

Visitation will be Friday, August 14, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church, 143 S Prospect St, Marion from 10:30AM to 11:30AM; Memorial service will immediately follow at 11:30AM with Rev. Rob Howard officiating; burial will be in Marion Cemetery.

If so desired, donations may be made to either Forest Lawn Presbyterian Church or First Presbyterian Church.

The Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel, is honored to be serving the Mooney family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

  • My fondest memories of Bev involve laughter. She was intelligently witty, had a wonderful sense of humor and was always interested in what you had to say. Her wit and sense of humor live on in her daughter Lynda and granddaughter Hannah, but oh how I’ll miss her laugh. My deepest condolences to all her family. May you find peace and laugh often.

  • Our love and prayers go out to your family. Aunt Bev was such a loving & caring person. I don’t think I have ever seen her angry. She will be missed.

  • Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your mom was such a sweet and happy person with a wonderful smile and infectious laugh. Much love,