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Marlene  Annette  Owsley
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“i nrember meeting you and you was nice to me i am going to miss you so much ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: brittany - hartsville, TN - aunt

“I will miss you Marlene. I always admired your love for animals. I am also a huge animal fan. I will always remember your smile and kind demeanor....Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: John Butler - Friend

“I have a heavy heart for my family today. Being so far away from the rest. Over the years I have heard many stories about Marlene. Kind, sweet,...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Millie Caswell

“Marlene, I'm going to miss you more than you will ever know. You taught me so much about life. I will always remember the great times we had when I...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Larry Ernest Seaman

“Marlene, I love you, I miss you, and I will see you again. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Jacob Lee Seaman

“May the Blessing of God Light shine in your Face forever, May he embellish your face with his eternal smile. God bless you Marlene ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Koneta Seaman - sister

“Marlene, We didn't know each other as well as we should have but I love you all the same. Some of my fondest memories of Ohio were always of going...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Julie Ann (Seaman) Frontroth

“Marlene was a beautiful lady; she was fortunate to have a big, loving family. May your hearts find peace and your memories stay strong. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Jackie Mason

“Your Flame will never burn out! Loved but never Forgotten ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Staci Caswell (Seaman)

“I have been Blessed for forty year's to have called you my sister.. To have known you as a friend, You brought us all love,laughter and joy. Your...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Koneta Seaman - Tucson , AZ

“The first time I met Marlene, I was soooooooo happy that I had yet more siblings. Our search, Jane and mine had finially come to an end locating our...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Susan K. Brown (aka Edna May Seaman)

“PHIL AND I ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS.I ONLY MET MARLENE ONE TIME AT HIS DADS FUNERAL AND SHE WAS THE NICEST LADY. THE ONE THING I REMEMBER...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: PHIL & SANDY NAUS - CHESAPEAKE, VA

“To my Sister Marlene, Sis with time passing so quickly & the changing of our individual lives, I remember back to our earlier years of the love &...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Carl & Veronica Hinton

“I wanna say thank you to this wonderful woman for having so much love in her heart and not being afraid to help others when in need. Marlene was...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Staci Caswell [Seaman] - Tucson, AZ

“i will always remember her for the way she was always there helping people with whatever they needed... helping people with a place to live when you...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Jackie Parker - friend

“Marlene was a great woman that has helped many people. Marlene was also my landlord for many years and was always there when you needed anything. ...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Angie Wood - Friend

“Your Soul is Free Being long remembered She's hanging from our soul She's with our Heavenly Father now Alas! She's finally whole. The fear, the...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Kim Seaman - Aunt-in-law

“Thinking of you all at this time of loss. I remember always seeing Marlene out and about tending her rental properties from the time I have been...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Tammy Crist Allen - Neighbor

“Always out and about and ready to help where ever she could. She was loved and respected much by all her knew her and especially her son and...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Pat DeMoss - Ada, OH

“I wish that we could of know each other , but the short time we did I was happy to be in the big family. I remember when we first meet Marlene...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Jane Groves - Sister

“She was a great woman she, helped My family and, myself with a place to live when we were having hard times, and she was always laughing and, having...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Robbo Neeley - waynesfield, OH


Marlene Annette Owsley, age 69 of Lima, died at 11:55 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2011 at her residence. She was born June 10, 1941 in Lima, Ohio. She is the daughter of Lawrence B. and Marcella Palmer Seaman. Both parents are deceased. In December 1963 she married Sam Owsley, who survives.

Mrs. Owsley graduated from Bath High School. While in high school she won Miss Betty Crocker and when asked what her goal is life was, she replied “housewife”. During this time she became a seamstress. A few years after her marriage; she became a Land Lady; mastering repairs on everything in and around the house. She enjoyed working on houses and able to plumb, do electrical work and tar roofs. She was a “Super Woman.” She enjoyed the outdoors, scrap booking, and dancing.

She had helped Dr. Rudy Schneidhorst, DVM. She continued to nurture sick animals and loving all animals, cats, dogs, and especially her chickens.

She was an all around very social person, having a passion for life. Helping people and always willing to lend a helping hand. She was full of advice and would always get to the point; considered a Mom to many. Very content with what she had, she never asked for much. She was blessed with a loving family and many friends.

Other survivors include 1 son – Kenneth S. Owsley of Lima; 5 grandchildren – Karlene Owsley, Anita Owsley, Venessa Owsley, Hunter Owsley, and Kenneson Owsley; 4 brothers – Carl (Veronica) Hinton of Arizona; Larry (Koneta) Seaman of Arizona; Keith (Lisa) Seaman of Lima; Joe Sherman of Lima; 4 sisters – Jane Groves of California; Sue Brown of California; Grace (Mark) Lugibil of Lima; Deanna (Billie Gene) Smith of Lima.

Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Pastor Matthew Oliver will officiate. Burial will follow in Ward Cemetery, Bath Township.

The family will receive friends from noon till the time of the services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Cancer Center, Lima.