Marlene J. Keaton
January 22, 1935 ‒ January 20, 2021
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Marlene J. Keaton, age 85, of Mount Vernon, Ohio passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter Linda Beck, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
Marlene retired from K-Mart Stores, manager of the watch & jewelry department with 17 years service.
Born in Toledo, Ohio to Clarence James Roberts and Lillian Eleanor (Bolczak) Roberts. Marlene was very proud of the offices she held at the Waters Edge Homeowners Association as part of the Welcoming Committee and Treasurer. She was also a long time active member of the Lioness Club, where she held many offices including presidency. Mom was an avid euchre player, animal lover, avid camper, and spent many summer months at Kelly’s Island and childhood vacations in Canada on Lake Erie.
Marlene is survived by her children, Deborah (Doug) Copas, Vicki (Todd) Phillips, James (Sherri) Mullins, Mary Frazee, Linda (Bob) Beck, Steve (Shelly) Mullins, 21 grandchildren & 19 great grandchildren. Also surviving, Marlene’s dear sister Eleanor “Lea” Braskett.
She was preceded in death by first husband Richard Mullins, second husband George Keaton, sister Virginia Roberts, dear brother-in-law Richard Braskett, loving daughter Carolyn “Susie” Ryder and dear son-in-law Kevin Frazee.
In remembrance of Marlene’s life please consider a donation to Hospice of Knox County or The Knox County Animal Shelter in memory of Marlene Keaton. Many thanks to Brookdale Assisted Living and Hospice of Knox County for the care you showed our mom Marlene.
The family will hold a private service at a later date in Harrison Twp. Cemetery, South Bloomfield, Ohio. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Marlene Keaton. To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit, www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.