Marilyn F. McClure

1938 - 2019

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Funeral services for Marilyn F. McClure, 80, of rural Kenton will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the First Church of God, 141 Oak St, Ridgeway, Ohio 43345. A private burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Kenton and for one hour (1:00 - 2:00 p.m.) Sunday, prior to the service at First Church of God. She passed peacefully at her home on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Marilyn was born on May 22, 1938, in Lewistown, OH to the late Robert Harry Mattox and Gladys (Shoffner) Mattox. On August 18, 1963, she married Don E. McClure and he survives in Kenton. Also surviving are two sons: Keith (fiancee Stacey) McClure of Wilmington, OH, and Scott (Denese) McClure of Kenton; two daughters: Monica (David) Schwartz of Kenton and Tonya (Jim) Whitaker of Kenton; 8 grandchildren: Jocelyn Renkert of Kenton, Kitrina (Luke) Heilman of Kenton, Thane (Amber) Schwartz of Dunkirk, Lyndsey Schwartz of Kenton, Alyssa (Tim) Cowan of Spanawa, WA, Jenna and Colten Whitaker of Kenton; a step grandson, Corey Leiter of Kenton; 5 great grandchildren: Adelynne, Tharyn, and Hudson Renkert of Kenton, and Esley and Grayson Heilman of Kenton. Marilyn is also survived by nieces: Gayle Kelleher of Springfield, OH, Janis Krugh of DeGraff, OH, Marcia Krugh of DeGraff, OH, and Robin Perry of Columbus, OH; and a nephew, Bart Powell of Columbus. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, a twin sister, Carolyn Kuenning, and older sisters Opal Krugh and Crystal Wiles. Marilyn graduated in 1956 in Lewistown, OH. She received her Bachelor's degree in Education from Ohio Northern University, and later a Master's Degree from Bowling Green State University. She was a teacher for over 30 years at Benjamin Logan Schools, with many of her years teaching Kindergarten. Marilyn attended the First Church of God in Ridgeway. She delighted in spending time with her gamily and service the Lord through teaching, singing, playing piano, leading Vacation Bible School, and being a member of the Gideon's International Auxiliary. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Saturday, February 9th 2019 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Ridgeway First Church of God[Map]
    141 Oak St.
    Ridgeway, Ohio 43345
    Sunday, February 10th 2019 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Sunday, February 10th 2019 - 2:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    Ridgeway First Church of God [Map]
    141 Oak St.
    Ridgeway, Ohio 43345

  • Final Resting Place:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Contributions:

  • Instructions:

    Burial will take place at a later date.

Condolences For Marilyn F. McClure

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To : Scott and Kit
Date :Friday, February 8th 2019
From : Angie and Colin Boyd
So sorry for your loss. Mrs. McClure was always so nice to our family and was so good to Bridget. She was such a blessing to Kit. Our prayers are with you.

To : Monica David and Family
Date :Friday, February 8th 2019
From : Mrs Cheryl Hiller
So sorry to read about the loss of your mother and grandmother. Please accept my condolences and know you're in my thoughts.

To : Keith McClure and Family
Date :Friday, February 8th 2019
From : Moskal Family
We are so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and our deepest sympathy.

To : Keith McClure
Date :Friday, February 8th 2019
From : Anna Kissick
I am so sorry to hear of your loss Keith. You and your family are in my prayers.

To : Scott Denese
Date :Friday, February 8th 2019
From : Phyllis Jim Phelps

So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Phyllis & Jim

To : All of the Family
Date :Saturday, February 9th 2019
From : John and Deborah Seeley
John and I are so sad to hear about Marilyn. She was the sweetest lady and it was an honor to share in worship with her and her family when we attended Ridgeway Church and then seeing her and Don at camp meeting each year. Our prayers, thoughts and love are with you all at this time.

To : Scott Kit and the McClure FMily
Date :Saturday, February 9th 2019
From : Mike Lee Ann Benson
We are very sad to learn of the loss of Scott’s mom, and Kitrina’s Grandmother, Marilyn. Her dedication to serving the Lord is a great example for all of us. The entire family is remembered in our prayers.

To : The Entire Family
Date :Saturday, February 9th 2019
From : Michael Diana Shepherd Family
So very sorry to hear this. Marylin was a great influence on my children and was a wonderful person. We consider ourselves fortunate to have been blessed by her. We will be praying for the family during this difficult time.