In memory of
Marie Eppling-Mcleod
In memory of
Marie Eppling-Mcleod
Lillian Marie Eppling-Mcleod (nee Johnson), 90, of Amherst, OH passed away Monday, May 4, 2020 at her daughter's home surrounded by her family. She was born December 24, 1929 in Pembroke, KY and had been an Amherst resident for the past 6 years after moving from MS. Marie worked as a deli clerk at Jerry Lee's Grocery, MS for 35 years. She had also worked at Vermilion Eagle Market and Brady's Restaurant. She was a member of Orange Grove Baptist Church, MS and a devout Southern Baptist, faithfully reading her bible before bed. Marie enjoyed crocheting, sewing, making rag rugs, traveling, cooking, baking pies, and jigsaw puzzles. She is survived by her son, John (Jackie) Eppling of Kaneohe, HI; daughters, Pamela (Gregory) Kelly of Amherst, OH and Deborah Harrell of Helena, MS; brother, Edward Johnson of Clarksville, TN; and sister, Betty Lou Frommel of Joelton, TN; grandchildren: Chrissie (Devon) Biere of Lorain, OH, Gina (Ken) Jones of Lorain, OH, Natalie (Danny) Chaung of NJ, Melissa (Chris) Galindo of HI; 5 great grandchildren, 4 step children, Terry (Karla) McLeod, Patricia (Truman) Lambert, Melissa (Rodney) Byrd, and Timothy (Zarin) McLeod; 19 step grandchildren; 34 step great grandchildren; 13 step great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Clarence Eppling and Rudolph McLeod; son, Okey Eppling; parents, John and Helen (nee Cannon) Johnson; and her brothers, William Robert Johnson and Johnny Johnson. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 4-6 pm for a (COVID 19 approved) drive thru visitation at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 West Dussell Drive #150, Maumee, OH 43537. Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com .
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In memory of
Marie Eppling-Mcleod
Lillian Marie Eppling-Mcleod (nee Johnson), 90, of Amherst, OH passed away Monday, May 4, 2020 at her daughter's home surrounded by her family. She was born December 24, 1929 in Pembroke, KY and had been an Amherst resident for the past 6 years after moving from MS. Marie worked as a deli clerk at Jerry Lee's Grocery, MS for 35 years. She had also worked at Vermilion Eagle Market and Brady's Restaurant. She was a member of Orange Grove Baptist Church, MS and a devout Southern Baptist, faithfully reading her bible before bed. Marie enjoyed crocheting, sewing, making rag rugs, traveling, cooking, baking pies, and jigsaw puzzles. She is survived by her son, John (Jackie) Eppling of Kaneohe, HI; daughters, Pamela (Gregory) Kelly of Amherst, OH and Deborah Harrell of Helena, MS; brother, Edward Johnson of Clarksville, TN; and sister, Betty Lou Frommel of Joelton, TN; grandchildren: Chrissie (Devon) Biere of Lorain, OH, Gina (Ken) Jones of Lorain, OH, Natalie (Danny) Chaung of NJ, Melissa (Chris) Galindo of HI; 5 great grandchildren, 4 step children, Terry (Karla) McLeod, Patricia (Truman) Lambert, Melissa (Rodney) Byrd, and Timothy (Zarin) McLeod; 19 step grandchildren; 34 step great grandchildren; 13 step great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Clarence Eppling and Rudolph McLeod; son, Okey Eppling; parents, John and Helen (nee Cannon) Johnson; and her brothers, William Robert Johnson and Johnny Johnson. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 4-6 pm for a (COVID 19 approved) drive thru visitation at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 West Dussell Drive #150, Maumee, OH 43537. Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com .
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