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“God made us sisters but hearts made us friends.This was on a plaque Marilyn gave me years ago that I have always treasured,now more than ever.She was...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Olive Bourne - Lancaster, OH

“M dear sister was the greatest a sister any one could have .Her pain & suffering is over.She had a great voice that was anointed of God. You could...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Bernice Phillips - Pearce, AZ

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ewing family during this very difficult time. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mike Butcher - Wellston, OH

“To all of the family I'm am so sorry for your loss, Marilyn was a very close friend that I loved to call Mama EwingI have several memories of her she...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Marcia Bonds - Chillicothe, OH

“We love you Marilyn. All our love and prayers to all the family. Wish we could be there but not possible. Love, Chuck and Donna ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Donna And Charles Gilland - AZ

“Marilyn was a very special woman she loved to spend time with her family and Friends as well she enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Anna Rife - wellston, OH


Marilyn S. Ewing, age 83, of Wellston, passed away Thursday morning, November 2, 2017 at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. She was born October 15, 1934 in Rockbridge, Ohio, daughter of the late Ferdinand H. Gilland and Zella L. Taylor Gilland Myers. Marilyn was a loving mother and homemaker who loved spending time with her family. Although she could not read music, Marilyn was very musically talented. She enjoyed playing the piano and organ, singing and attending the Church of God in Wellston. Marilyn is survived by 7 children, Kenny Ewing of Wellston, Betty Kuhn (Bud) of Wellston, Linda Harris (Delmar) of Wellston, Steve Ewing of Jackson, Mary Cox of Wellston, Billy Ewing of McArthur and Brenda Ratcliff (Dwight) of McArthur; 2 brothers, Roscoe Gilland of Washington and Charles Gilland of Arizona; 2 sisters, Bernice Phillips of Arizona and Olive Bourne of Lancaster; as well as 23 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, James Lewis Ewing in 1998; son, Charles "Boug" Ewing; daughter-in-law, Teresa Dorene Ewing; brothers, Roy Gilland and Pau Allen Gilland; sisters, Ellen Gilland, Mabel Knisley and Mary Bell, and 3 grandchildren. Calling hours will be Monday from 2 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 11 A.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Barry Benson and Pastor Will Gillem officiating. Burial will be in the Fairmount Cemetery in Jackson.

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