Fairy Mae Casey Pendleton

June 07, 1923 ‒ January 13, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Fairy Mae Casey Pendleton at age of 95 transitioned into eternal life on Sunday, January 13, 2019 following a short-term illness. She was born on June 7, 1923. Fairy, as she is known by friends, is survived by her youngest daughter and her fulltime caregiver Patricia Casey of Galion; her son Robert (Janice) Casey of Midway, Utah, Gay Larraine (Jerry) Rush of Maineville, Ohio, Joy Anne (Harvey) Hill of Grove City, Ohio, and stepsons and daughter Gary (Donna) of Marion, Richard (Patty) of Lewisville, Texas, and Brenda of Elyria. She is survived by five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Kenneth Casey of forty-three years and Paul Pendleton of thirteen years.

Fairy was born into a large family. Sister Virginia Smiley of Galion and Sam Stevens of Galion/Panama City Beach survive. Parents Cecil and Lottie Stevens, and brothers Robert, Walter, Russell, Gerald, and Raymond Stevens preceded her passing.

She was well-known throughout the community for her loving smile and kindness. She never met a stranger. Besides serving many leadership roles in her church and the Galion Community, Fairy was a joint business owner of the former Casey Hardware and Gifts and also worked many years at Deans Discount Store.

The family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm Friday, January 18, 2019 at Galion First Church of the Nazarene, 777 Fairview Ave., Galion where she was a devout member for 64 years. A funeral service will follow at 1 pm Friday with Rev. Andy Grimes officiating. Following the services there will be a light lunch for family and close friends.

Memorial contributions may be made Patricia Casey who served as her full-time caregiver over the last ten years or to the Galion First Church of the Nazarene.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Fairy Pendleton and condolences to them may be made at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com

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  • To the Casey Family,
    Fairy was one of a kind. She loved her God and wanted others to share in the joy of believing in the Lord.
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of Fairy.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • So sad to see Fairy’s name in the obituaries today. Fairy could always light up a room. She was a very special kind of lady whom everyone loved. My thoughts and prayers go out to your families.
    Lisa Dye

  • We are so sorry to hear about the death of your Mother. She was always so friendly at the store. May she rest in peace.

  • I am saddened to hear of Fairy’s passing. She was a very kind and sweet lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • Pat, so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing and she leaves you with so many beautiful memories; a beautiful and loving woman who was a blessing to all who knew her.

  • Pat, so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing and she leaves you with so many beautiful memories. She was a sincere and loving woman who was a blessing to all who knew her.

  • Pat we were so sad to hear about Fairy. My heart breaks for you and your family. Please accept our deepest condolences.
    I have such good memories of her. She helped me get through the time when Larry had bypass surgery, she called me every morning and prayed with me then and I would call her every night on my way home from Mansfield. She was an angel, always testifying for the Lord. I was looking at the pictures of her tea party and remembering how very beautiful she was inside and out. She was truly loved and a child of God’s.
    We loved her deeply and thank God for the opportunity of knowing her.
    You are in our prayers and thoughts.
    Love,
    Larry & Linda Veil

  • Fairy was a beautiful person, inside and out. Her love for Jesus always shined brightly. She always had a smile and was always so kind. She will be missed by all. We know she is rejoicing with Jesus. Our love and prayers are with each of you.

    Loyd and Dreama Caudill

  • Dear Pat, I’m saddened to hear of Fairy’s passing and my prayers are with you. What an awesome woman of God she was. Our church will never forget her and we’ll be forever blessed having known her. I can only imagine the reunion she’s having in Glory now and hearing those words from the Lord, well done thou good and faithful servant.

  • Fairy was a very sweet person and loved visiting Pat and her,especially when she made the best rhubarb – strawberry pie that I will never forget. Such a special lady that will always will be remembered !!!

  • Oh this precious Saint! Her smile and joy was a powerful reality for me as I grew up in Galion, her neighbor and one of the gang of kids that went in and out of the Casey home continually! My best memories of growing up! Every one she met knew she loved and trusted in Jesus! What a blessed foundation as I went on in life! I hit a few bumps in the road on the way… but Fairy was always there, her love and wise counsel has been a real milestone many times for me. She is truly loved and her memory will always bring much joy to my heart. Her beautiful smile and loving heart will always be there for us all as we stay near to the Lord Jesus! Hallelujah!!! 💕💕💕💕

  • We were saddened to see that Fairy’s life on this earth has ended, but her new life in heaven and the impact she leaves behind will never end. She was a very, very special (and classy!) lady and we were so privileged to have known her. She was an incredible example of Christ’s love to all.