Gwen E. Tomlin

January 10, 1944 ‒ October 14, 2018

Edison, Ohio
Formerly of Marengo, Ohio

Gwen E. Tomlin, age 74, of Edison and formerly of Marengo, passed away at her home Sunday, October 14, 2018.

On January 10, 1944, Gwen was born in Manchester, OH, a daughter of the late William Glenn and Irene (Liggett) Davis.  She graduated from Manchester High School.

Gwen married Robert Lewis Tomlin in 1964.  They shared 40 wonderful years together before he preceded her in death in 2004.

A woman of faith, Gwen attended the Marengo United Methodist Church.

Throughout the years, Gwen was a homemaker and raised three children.  She kept busy as a 4-H adviser and helping her children get to wherever they needed to be.  She also helped out on the farm with whatever was needed.

In her spare time, she enjoyed watching tv, especially Days of Our Lives.  She enjoyed spending time with friends and cherished family time and her grandchildren.

She will be remembered as a good, friendly woman with a big heart and a loving and caring mom, grandma and great grandma.

Gwen will be dearly missed by her two daughters: Janis Melissa Persinger,  Elizabeth Scaff; six grandchildren: Christopher Shrader, Dustin Michael Shrader, Melaine Shrader, Philip “Tim” Scaff, Virgil Tomlin, Shelby Long; eight great grandchildren and another on the way; and her brother, Lowell Davis.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert L. “Robby” Tomlin; grandson, Jeffery A. “Jeff” Shrader; and two sisters: Janis Lewis and Claudia Grayson.

Graveside services to honor and celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Marengo Cemetery, with Celebrant Galen McLeod officiating.

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