MANSFIELD: Marilyn Joyce Petty, 64, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012 at MedCentral Mansfield Hospital.
Born March 15, 1948 in Mansfield, Ohio she was an area resident her entire life. Marilyn was a quiet, generous woman who treasured the time spent with her family and was involved in raising her nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She retired from Mansfield Memorial Homes.
She is survived by a brother, Frank (Eileen) Petty of Mansfield, OH; a sister, Mary Bryant of Westerville, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Beulah Petty of Mansfield, OH; and many beloved nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son, Quinn Petty; parents, Dewey and Mary (Fletcher) Petty; sisters, Cleo Petty, Mabel Petty, Pearlene Petty and Anita Walton; and brothers, James, Sam, John "Dude" and Sylvester Petty.
A funeral service will be held Friday, May 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St., Mansfield.
Friends and family may visit beginning at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Ronald Jester and Rev. Clarence Sanderfer will conduct the service.
Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Richland County, Ohio.
Online guest registry at www.wappner.com