COLUMBUS GROVE — Mary Lynne Foulkes, 75, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 8:47 P M, at her home, near Columbus Grove, surrounded by her family.
She was born on September 14, 1937, in Enid, Oklahoma, the daughter of George William and Dorothy Ida (Pearson) Hopkins, who both preceded her in death. On February 18. 1956, she married Dale E. Foulkes, who died February 6, 2011.
Mary Lynne was a lifelong member of the Shawnee Community of Christ, where she served as pastor for many years, as well as an organist and Sunday school teacher. She worked for the Lima Register Company for 15 years and was retired from the Auto-Owners Insurance Company, where she served as a claims secretary for 23 years. Her family will dearly miss her, as will many loved ones who called her Mom and Grandma!
Survivors include her daughters, Katherine (Tony) Holbrook, Tarlton, Ohio, and Lisa (Martin) Ross of Columbus Grove, Ohio. Three grand children, Amanda (Colin) Castle, Dublin, Ohio; Logan Ross, Columbus Grove, Ohio; and Makenzie Ross, Columbus Grove, Ohio.
A brother, John Charles Hopkins preceded her in death.
Visitation at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, Ohio, will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2013, from 2:00 until 4:00 and 6:00 until 8:00 P. M. Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, with Elder Freda Loeding officiating.
Please make memorial donations to either the Shawnee Community of Christ (Youth Ministries), or to Outreach International, at 4399 Spencerville Road, Lima. OH 45805.
Express on line condolences to hartmansonsfuneralhome.com.