Marlene F. Stearns, 68, Homosassa, Fla., went to be with her Lord March 25, 2014. Marlene was born Aug. 18, 1945, in Lake Park, to the late Wylie and Dora (Priest) Inglett. She was employed by the Citrus County School System as a lunch room manager for Homosassa Elementary School and then Crystal River Elementary. An active member of Crystal River Church of God, she volunteered and enjoyed baking for her church family and friends.
Left to treasure her memory is her husband of 48 years, Stanley Stearns; sons, Jeff (Lisa) Stearns and Gary Stearns; her daughter, Carla (Craig) Venard; and stepson, Stanley Stearns Jr. One of 13 siblings, she is also survived by her brother, Eugene Inglett; sister, Hazel Priest; grandchildren, Joshua Stearns, Matthew Stearns, Jeff Stearns Jr., Scott Stearns, Austin Boleware, Dillon Boleware, Craig Venard Jr. and Nathan Stearns.
A celebration of life service will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Crystal River Church of God. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.