Marie HerbertApril 28, 1921 ~ October 30, 2016 (age 95)
Marie Herbert, age 95, of Bowerston, Ohio, died Sunday morning, October 30, 2016 in the Mercy Medical Center at Canton, Ohio.
She was born April 28, 1921 in East Palestine, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Carl Henry and Wilma Marie Easterday DeLion. She married her husband Edgar Eli Herbert on June 30, 1940. He died October 25, 1976. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three great-grandsons, two brothers, and one sister.
Over the years, Marie was employed at McCasky's in Alliance, O., Scio Pottery in Scio, O., and Sunnyslope Nursing Home in Bowerston. She was a 1939 graduate of Alliance High School and was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall at Carrollton, O. for many years and cherished her wonderful extended family there. Marie was fond of watching cooking shows and professional golf on television. One of her simple pleasures was completing word search puzzles. She spent many of her quiet hours reading her Bible and studying her lessons for her meetings. She loved taking rides in the car so she could absorb the simple, but exquisite joy of looking at the clouds and the trees. Ultimately, her greatest joy was derived from spending time with her family because the little ones brought great happiness to her life. Marie's family consists of 114 living descendants. She was a wonderful and loving lady who whose memory will be cherished by her family.
She is survived by her six children Samuel (Joanne) Herbert of Huntersville, North Carolina, Mrs. Sue (Bill) Host and Mrs.Toni (Jerry) Rippeth, both of Bowerston, Marvin (Charlene) Herbert of Sherrodsville, O., Mrs. Darla (Mitch) Edie of Uhrichsville, O., and Mr. Edgar E. (Terasa) Herbert Jr. of Bowerston, a sister Mrs. Kathy (Crin) Hoover of Alliance, O., 16 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
A private family funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in the Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville with Brother Glen Grover officiating. Interment will follow in the Leesville Cemetery. Private family visitation will precede the funeral services on Tuesday. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, 515 Steubenville Rd SE, Carrollton, Ohio 44615, or may be made in the form of a deposit to a savings account for Hunter and Hazel Copeland established at the Citizen's Bank,
15 Sherrod Avenue, P.O. Box #222, Sherrodsville, O. 44675. To leave an online condolence message please visit the funeral home website.
A deposit to a savings account for Hunter and Hazel Copeland.
C/O Citizen's Bank, 15 Sherrod Avenue, P.O. Box #222, Sherrodsville OH 44675-0222
Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall
515 Steubenville Rd SE, Carrollton OH 44615