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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 12:13 AM

Sept. 29, 1930-May 13, 2013

Marilyn A. Robey, 82, of Cairo, died at 4:37 a.m. Monday at Lima Memorial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 29, 1930, in Lima to Frances and Velma T. (Hunt) Davis, who preceded her in death.

On Jan. 1, 1950, she married Albert D. Robey, with whom she shared 42 wonderful years until his passing on Nov. 6, 1992.

Survivors include her best friend, Bill Parsons, of Columbus Grove; three sons, Tom (Barbara) Robey of Hubbard, Jeff (Judy) Robey and Steve (Pam) Robey of Cairo; a daughter, Teena (Ron) Ebbeskotte of Delphos; four brothers, Paul (Lena) Davis of Addison, Ill., Fred (Shirley) Davis and Bill Williams of Gomer and Roger Williams of Yellville, Ark.; a sister, Carol Recker of Lima; nine grandchildren, Kelley (Kevin) Lacey, Karen (Todd) Witt, Susan (Chris) Serenari, Wendy (Adam) Dodge, Jason (Amanda) Robey, Josh (Taylor) Robey, Zach (Kristen) Ebbeskotte, Lindsay Ebbeskotte and Ryan Ebbeskotte; 13 great-grandchildren, Marin Butler, Madden Witt, McKenna Witt, Addison Serenari, Chris Moore, Erin Moore, Earl Smith, Jr., William Smith, Gavin Hutchison, Aiden Robey, Jeron Michael Robey and twins expected in July; a great-great-granddaughter, Rosalie Hope; three stepgrandchildren, Robert (Purita) Buck, Robin (Paul) Hoff and John Williams; and a stepgreat-grandson, Kelton Dodge.

She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Raymie Williams, who raised her; a grandson, Jeron Steven Robey; a stepgrandson, Richard Buck; a brother, John Williams; and a sister-in-law, Donna Williams.

Mrs. Robey was a graduate of Gomer High School, class 1948, which continues to meet once a month. She had been employed at City Loan & Savings, Warehouse Associates and Otis Wright Trucking, all of Lima. Marilyn was a member of the Gomer United Church of Christ where she held many positions in the church, currently a deaconess. She was a member of the Ladies of Fun and Fellowship of Cairo and the Progressive Mothers Club of Columbus Grove.

She loved to cook, especially homemade noodles and chocolate scotcheroos, taking trips and vacations with Bill, working in the yard and flower garden of which she was very proud. She was a faithful follower of the Bath Wildkittens softball and basketball team.

She loved watching her children and grandchildren sporting events. Marilyn truly enjoyed spending time with family and friends and looked forward to the yearly family vacation to Port Clinton.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Gomer United Church of Christ, Gomer, Pastor Gary Ginter officiating. Burial will be in Cairo Eastside Cemetery, Cairo.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.

Preferred memorials are to the Gomer United Church of Christ Memorial Fund or the church’s organ fund.

Last Updated on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 12:19 AM

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