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Mary Jean Sheward

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Sheward Mary Jean Sheward, age 95, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Born in Caldwell, Ohio. Preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, John. Mary devoted her life to her family. She and her sister Max were avid customers of Graceland Kroger (previously Big Bear) shopping nearly every day where she was known by all the employees as Miss Mary. She is survived by daughters, Pam and Marcia (Robert) Miesse; grandchildren, Mike Jones, Chris Jones, Craig (Gretchen) Stover, Shawn (Wendy) Jones, Amy (Chase) Linkous, Kim (Scott) Hoy and Jeff (Colleen) Miesse. She is additionally survived by 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Special thanks to the very special caretakers at Carriage Court who looked after Mary in her final days providing her a loving and supportive environment in which she could make a peaceful final transition. The family will receive friends at RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High Street, Worthington, Ohio at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16 for one hour prior to the funeral service which will be held 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Union Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Mary's memory to Carriage Court Senior Living, 800 Becks Knob Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or to FairHope Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130. Condolences to www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com.


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 14, 2017
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