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Marilyn Joan Willett

1947-2017

Published: March 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Marilyn J. Willett, 69, passed away on March 17, in Mercy Medical Center.

Marilyn was born in Mercer, Pa. on Nov. 26, 1947, a daughter of the late Leroy and Beulah (Brock) Pears. She was a member of Wesley Community Chapel in Carrollton.

She worked for over 40 years as a registered nurse in various positions, of which labor and delivery and newborn care were her favorite. She treasured her family and friends and was loved by so many people throughout the years and all over the country in various states where she lived and traveled, known for her kindness, great sense of humor, and love of coffee and flowers.

While her loved ones grieve her loss, they rejoice in great hope for eternity, knowing that she trusted Jesus Christ as her Savior.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ronald Willett; four children, Charles C. (Andrea) Willett, Kenneth M. (Jodi) Willett, MariLee (Eric) Parrish, and JoAnne (Doug) Simmons; and grandchildren, Andrew, Jake, Anya, Jodi, Alex, Lilly, and Jessa. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister, and brother.

Funeral services will be held at Wesley Community Chapel, 569 12th Street, Carrollton, on Wednesday, March 22 11 a.m., with the Rev. Gordon Warner officiating. Bartley Funeral Home in Minerva is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Moultrie Chapel Cemetery. Friends may express condolences at www.bartleyfuneralhome.com.


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