MARILYN RUTH EVANS
Marilyn Ruth Evans, 70, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Southern Ohio Medical Center. She was born June 5, 1944, in Portsmouth, to the late Beecher Collins and Ruth Black Collins.
Marilyn was a former regional director for the Girl Scouts; member of First Christian Church; past member of River Days committees and AARP.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin B. Collins.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary Ruth (Kenneth) Johnson of Reno, Nevada; a sister, Constance Collins of Arlington, Va.; a niece and nephew and a special friend, Jack Hughes of Portsmouth.
At a Celebration of Life there will be a gathering of friends and family on Friday, July 11, 2014, from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. at Scioto County Welcome Center, 342 Second Street, Portsmouth.
Memorial donations may be made to Sierra's Haven for New and Used Pets, 80 Easter Drive, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.
Arrangements are under the direction of F. C. Daehler Mortuary Company in Portsmouth.