Posted: Sun 3:34 PM, Feb 03, 2013
Funeral Home: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home
Marilyn Pearl Shankland 67 of Reno, Ohio passed away Saturday February 2nd, 2013 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 19th, 1945 to Charles & Gertrude (Matheny) Benson. On February 29th, 1964 she married the love of her life Charles Edward Shankland.
She loved her family and being a grandmother, enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her bingo friends, Marilyn is survived by three sons, Wayne (Renee) Shankland, Randy (Barbara) Shankland, and Scott Shankland all of Marietta. Grandchildren Jesse, Cassie, Anthony, Lia & Cody Shankland & Shawna Daniell, 5 great grandchildren, one brother Dearrell (Gladys) Benson, 6 sisters Janet (Tom) Grahame, Bonnie (Ed) Delong, Anna Mae (Joe) Huck, Sandra (Jimmy) Cooke, Nancy (Jim) Murphy, Christine Decker, Wilma (Ralph) Carpenter.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Edward Shankland, five siblings Charles (Mary) Benson, Delmus Gene Benson, Ernest Lee Benson, Patricia Anne Benson and Donna Sue Benson.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (February 6th) at 1:00 pm at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Page officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home beginning at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, with the family present form 2 to 4 and 6 to8. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com.