Mary Roden Borton
Mary Madlyn (Bailey) Roden Borton, Mary went home to be with the Lord on August 27, 2014.
She was born October 24, 1935, in St Mary’s WV.
She is survived by her husband, Charles W. Borton, three sons and four daughters, Mrs. Jeff (Cynthia) Corbett Alliance, OH, Mrs. Edison (Barbara) Carson Velez Barbosa, Canal Winchester, OH, Robert W. (Pamala Bucy) Roden Jr. Cortland, OH, David M. (Beth Cunningham) Roden, Delaware, OH, Mrs. Mark (Margaret) Ringle Beavercreek, OH, Mrs. David (Tamera) Davis High Point, NC, and Brian L. (Jacqueline Starr Pauley) Roden Howard, OH; 22 grandchildren and; 14 great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by a sister, Mrs. William (Lucy) Snyder of Fairmont, WV; a brother, Mr. Clarence D. Bailey of St. Mary’s, WV, sister-in- law, Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Davis of St. Mary’s, WV and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the Finley United Methodist Church in Steubenville, OH, for 54 years.
She volunteered on numerous committees and loved working with the youth and mission groups. For the last 10 years, she has lived with her husband, Charles, in Quaker City, OH, and they both attend His Living Word Ministries Church in Moorefield, OH. She worked 28 years for the Lancias retirement facilities before retiring in 2007. She volunteered for hospice in Steubenville, OH. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with her children, grand children and great grand children.
Mary served God, family, and her community with unconditional love. She will be missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel F. Bailey and Mary E (Patterson) Bailey; her first husband of 41 years, Robert William Roden Sr.; three sisters, (Betty Naomi McMillian, Bessie Nunamaker, and Shella Eugene Wolfe); and three brothers, (Roy Brooks Bailey, Samuel Eugene Bailey and Blair Brian Bailey).
A special thank you to her oncologist, Dr. James Sabiers and his staff in Kettering, OH, as well as Dr. Wendy Schmitz and the staff at Hospice of Dayton, OH, for all their support and care over the past several years during Mary’s illness.
Funeral services will be at Finley United Methodist Church, 958 Lincoln Avenue, Steubenville, OH 43952 on Saturday August 30, 2014. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with services following at noon; interment in Oakland Cemetery Mingo Junction, OH. Blaschalk- Wilson Funeral Home 115 Union St. Mingo Junction, OH assisting the family.
n lieu of flowers, Mary has requested any donations be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420 or His Living Word Ministries in Moorefield, OH.
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