Cover photo for MARCELLA SLONE's Obituary


d. October 31, 2019


Marcella Slone, 76,  passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center.

Marcella was born in Lackey, Kentucky on December 26, 1942, a daughter of the late Erma Lee (Jackson) Smith & Oscar Watkins.

She cared for residents of Dallas Lamb Nursing Home with great kindness and was a loving wife, mother & grandmother.

Marcella will be sadly missed by her children, Carla (Mike) Wellington & Janie (Gregg) Laukhuf; siblings, Tee (Sharon), Jason & Jodi Watkins; 9 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, William; son, Daniel & sister, Kimberly Ann Watkins.

Viewing is Monday, 4 -7 pm, Dooley Funeral Home, 5761 SR 500, Payne.

Service is Tuesday, 10:30 am, with viewing 9:30  - 10:30 am at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne.

She will be laid to rest at Wiltsie Cemetery.

Memorials are to Community Health Professionals.

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Past Services


Monday, November 4, 2019

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Payne Church of the Nazarene

509 Orchard St, Payne, OH 45880

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