Marilyn G. Dearfield

April 19, 1948 ‒ February 24, 2018

Marengo, Ohio

Marilyn G. Dearfield, age 69 of Marengo died unexpectedly Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Morrow County Hospital ER as a result of complication from COPD.

She was born on April 19, 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of the late Austin G. and Iva A. (Haught) Butcher.

Marilyn married Barry Dearfield on October 26, 1973 in Cleveland, Ohio.  Together they raised their son Justin and were married for 44 years.

She loved knitting and animals and was a huge fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes.  Marilyn also had a sense of humor that was unstoppable and Facebook gave her a platform to entertain her many friends.

In addition to her husband, Barry and son, Justin she will be missed by her grandchildren Briannah, Bryn-Leight, and Jordan.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Austin and George Butcher.

A Celebration of Marilyn’s Life will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to HOPE in Centerburg, Heart of Ohio Pets at .

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Marilyn’s family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at

  • Barry
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers,

  • Our lives have been greatly enriched by knowing Marilyn. We have had so many fun times with Marilyn and Barry. Thanks so much for so unselfishly sharing your lives with us all of these years. Our prayers are with Barry and Justin. We love you.

  • I was in complete shock at her passing. She was a welcome addition to our knitting group and will bve well missed. Love & Sympathy goes out to Barry & Justin at this awful time

  • I am still shocked of the sudden passing of my sweet friend Marilyn…💔 my heart goes out to Barry and all family and friends who loved and knew Marilyn…I am thankful me and my hubby and Marilyn and Barry met in person years ago after the friendship me and Marilyn made on the internet…it was a wonderful day and I will hold this memory forever…R.I.P. my friend…Love Ron and Debbie Hanley…Windsor, Ontario