Marilyn J. Valentine, 83, went home to be with her Lord, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, November 18, 2020, at Reid Health, Richmond.

The only child of Floyd and Thelma Hinskie Chance, Marilyn was born in Fayette County, Indiana on May 23, 1937, and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1955.

For almost ten years, Marilyn was employed in the jewelry department at Wal-Mart.

A lady of faith, Marilyn attended several area churches throughout her life. She enjoyed cooking, attending bazaars, and loved life. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her daughter, Teresa (Tim) Russell of Connersville; three granddaughters, Samantha (Brandon) Gooch, Heather Colter, and Mariah (Michael) Carpenter; three great-grandchildren, Hunter, Ahelsea, and Audrey Carpenter.

Besides her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by a son, David Colter.

Family and friends may call from 2:00 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Tim Russell will officiate with burial to follow in Lick Creek Cemetery.

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