Marilyn Rose(Jackson) Bartley, 77, of Minerva died peacefully in her home Saturday, May 14, 2005 following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Minerva, June 26, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Adah Ogaritta (Rutledge) Jackson. She was the owner and operator, with husband Leroy, of the Bartley Funeral Home in Minerva. She was a member of the Minerva United Methodist Church, a charter member of Sans Souci chapter member, a member of Ester chapter #120 Order of the Eastern Star, a life member of Minerva Legion Auxiliary Post #357, an organizing and charter member of the Great Trail Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
In addition to her husband, Leroy with whom she celebrated 53 years of marriage, she is survived by a son and daughter-in law Roger A. and Sherry Bartley of Minerva, Ohio: and a daughter and son-in-law Catherine Marie and David Viola also of Minerva. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Todd (Michelle) Bartley of Malvern, Ohio; Corey (Claudia) Bartley and Daniel Bartley both from Minerva, Ohio; Michael Viola of Hilton Head, South Carolina; and Jennifer Viola of Africa. She is also survived by 5 great-grandchildren: Alexander and Elaina Bartley of Malvern, Ohio; and Kyrsten, Christopher, and Kaela Bartley of Minerva, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held at the Minerva United Methodist Church at 11:00 am. Wednesday May 18, 2005 with Rev. Susan Lausch officiating.
Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery Minerva, Ohio.
Calling hours will be held at Bartley Funeral Home in Minerva, Ohio: Tuesday May 17, 2005 from 2-4:00 pm. & 7-9:00 pm., and May 18 one hour before the service. A DAR service will be held at 6:30 pm. on Tuesday.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lee Jackson Scholarship Fund c/o Minerva High School, 501 Almeda, Minerva, Ohio 44657, the Minerva United Methodist Church 204 N. Main St. Minerva, or Alliance Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice 885 South Sawburg Rd. Ste. 106, Alliance Ohio 44601.
Friends unable to attend my register online at our website: www.bartleyfuneralhome.com
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