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Mary Martha Opphile

August 29, 1923 ~ September 21, 2017 (age 94)

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September 25, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home-Mannasmith Chapel
621 W. 5th St
Marysville, OH 43040

Funeral Service
September 26, 2017

2:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home-Mannasmith Chapel
621 W. 5th St
Marysville, OH 43040

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Mary Martha Opphile, 94, of Marysville died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Memorial Hospital of Union County.

She was a linotype operator with the Marysville Journal Tribune for 25 years and spent 10 years with the Bellefontaine Examiner before retiring in 1976 and formerly worked in janitorial services for six years at OM Scotts.  She attended the Grace Community Church of God located at the Hampton Inn meeting space and was a 1941 graduate of Marysville High School.  She enjoyed walking and sewing and especially enjoyed attending church and her church fellowship.

She was born August 29, 1923, in Marysville to the late John Phillip and Dollie Melching Opphile.  She was preceded in death by five brothers:  Paul, Elmer, Bernard, Phillip “Red” Jr., and Eugene; and 2 sisters:  Edith Opphile and Dorothy Lowenfeld.

Survivors include two nieces:  Nina (Bill) Fox, Galveston, TX; and Sandra (Ronald) Kanniard, Cardington; 2 nephews:  Ronald (Judy) Opphile, Conroy, TX; and Craig (Linda) Opphile, Marysville; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel.  Reverend Kirk Bookout will officiate and burial will take place at Oakdale Cemetery.  Friends may call from 6-8 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions can be made to Children of Promise or Missions of the Church of God, both of Anderson, IN. in care of the funeral home. Condolences can be sent to the family at



Charitable donations may be made to:

Children of Promise
PO Box 2316, Anderson IN 46018

Missions of The Church of God
PO Box 2420, Anderson IN 46018

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