H. Marlene Williams
July 02, 1933 ‒ December 04, 2014
Mount Gilead, Ohio
H. Marlene Williams, age 81, of Mount Gilead, died Thursday evening, December 4, 2014, at the Mill Creek in Galion surrounded by her family.
She was born July 2, 1933, to the late Harley J. and Mamie F. (Long) Bachelder, on the farmstead in Mount Gilead. She graduated from Johnsville High School in the class of 1951. She later went on to graduate Business College.
On May 5, 1956, Marlene married the love of her life, Kenneth R. Williams, at the Williamsport United Methodist Church.
After college, Marlene started her career at the First Nation Bank where she served the Lexington and Mansfield branches. She retired from the Morrow County Hospital after 32 years working within the business office doing accounting.
Marlene was a member of the Williamsport United Methodist Church where she served as past Junior Sunday School Superintendent. She was a member of the Williamsport Grange where she was a Junior Grange Matron. Marlene also served as a 4-H advisor as well as on the Board of Elections.
In her spare time she enjoyed being with her family. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother. Always willing to give to others in any way she could. Marlene often baked cookies and various candies throughout the year, especially around Christmas, for her family, friends, and co-workers. She enjoyed going to see the grandkids in various school activities and also loved taking them to the fair.
She will be dearly missed by her children: Denice (Butch) Young of Bellville, Cheryl (Warren) Stover of Crestline, Keith (Donna) Williams of Montpelier, IN; grandchildren: T.J. (Taryn) Stover of Columbus, Josh (Kristen) McCrea of Canal Winchester, Rebakah (Matthew) Bussa of Galena, Cory (Annalee) Stover of Crestline, Ryan Stover of Crestline; great grandchildren: Kendal McCrea, Corbyn Stover, Logan Bussa, Alayna Bussa, Luna Stover, and one on the way, Kensley Stover; a brother, Glade Bachelder of Mount Gilead; a sister-in-law, Joyce Winand; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Marlene was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and sister, Colleen Nall.
Her family will greet friends on Sunday, December 7, 2014, from 3 PM to 6 PM, at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead. A funeral will be held there Monday, December 8, 2014, at 10:30 AM, with her son, Pastor Keith Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Williamsport United Methodist Church and may sent to the care of the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Marlene’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.