Mary Maxine Huffman

October 08, 1925 ‒ February 03, 2018

Centerburg, Ohio

Mary Maxine Huffman, age 92 of Centerburg passed away Saturday evening, February 3, 2018 at Countryview of Sunbury.

She was born on October 8, 1925 in Raymond, Ohio to the late Frances Loren Strahm and Edna Lane.

While roller skating at the former Smith Roller Rink, she met Paul Huffman who would become her husband on January 11, 1947. Always with each other through good times and bad, together they shared 64 wonderful years raising a family and building a farm. Sadly, Paul passed away in 2011.

She attended the Centerburg Church of Christ and was a 50+ year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, George Behrens Chapter. When able, she enjoyed gardening, canning, crocheting and square dancing with her husband.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Marlene (Tom) Heston of Sunbury, Stephen (Faye) Huffman of Pickton, TX and Dan (Cathy) Huffman of Centerburg; 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; foster daughters, April Brady of Walhonding and Shirley Mostert of Clermont, Florida; sister, June (Bill) Aumiller of Dublin; nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by son Kim, daughter Debra and a sister Anola Baker.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Eastview Cemetery, Centerburg. Following the graveside service, the family will receive friends until 7:00 pm at the Huffman residence, 4761 White Road, Centerburg, OH 43011.

Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to Bella Care Hospice, 2215 Citygate Drive, Suite E, Columbus, OH 43219, Knox County Children’s Services, 117 E High Street # 26, Mt. Vernon, OH 43050 or Centerburg Senior Services, 119 S. Preston Street, Centerburg, OH 43011.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve the Huffman family.

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  • Sincere sympathy to all of you, Steve, Marlene and all the family. Prayers and caring thoughts are with you all. God bless each of you.

  • Marlene, Steve, Dan and family,
    Sending our thoughts and prayers for comfort during this sad time. Paul and Mary both meant so much to us and hold a special place in our hearts. We always felt like family when we were with your family. Blessings and peace to you and yours.
    Love, Don and Joyce

  • Marlene, Steve, Dan, and all Loving Family Members,

    Please accept heartfelt sympathies and condolences from my family on the loss of your lovely Mother. Words cannot express how saddened I am to hear of Aunt Mary’s passing. I am relieved that she is no longer in pain and take comfort in knowing that she is reunited with your Dad, Kim, and Debbie in Heaven.

    I wish I could be there today to celebrate Aunt Mary’s life and comfort you. I would tell you that she made a lasting impression on me … she was a kind, gentle, strong, wise and loving woman. I will never forget my summer stays at your farm and your wonderful family … it was the best!

    Sending Love, Prayers, and hugs,
    Leslie, John, Alex, and Leila

  • Marlene, we are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Fondly, Jim & Faunetta Cantrell