Roxie Mae Marshall Eddy, 87, of Dart, Ohio, went to be with the Lord and other family members at 8:55 a.m. on Friday (Oct. 4, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on Jan. 29, 1926, in Butler, Pa., a daughter of the late William and Sarah Taylor Kroll.
At an early age, she worked in the lumberyard with her father at Kroll Lumber and later worked at Rinks Department Store and as the assistant post master at the general store in Dart. She owned and operated J & R Oil & Gas Company and was a homemaker. Roxie was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Church and had attended Lawrence Baptist and Muskingum Valley Baptist churches. She was also a member of Matamoras Chapter #261 of Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, and belonged to All Faith Choir.
Roxie was married to James Theodore Marshall who passed away on Aug. 19, 1974, and later married L. Dean Eddy who passed away on April 26, 1994.
She is survived by her children: Robert J. (Sharon) Marshall, Sherry A. (Lloyd) Poulton, Cathy Jo Binegar; step-son, James R. (Kathy) Marshall; grandchildren, Robert Marshall Jr., Lloyd Poulton (Sarah) Poulton III, Angela Binegar, Alisha (Shane) O'Conner; step grandchildren, Lisa (Mark) Adomaitis and Kristen (Chris) Lydon; great-grandchildren, Taylor and Nikki Marshall, Emma and Ethan Poulton, Janessa Myers, Kasia, Easton and Nakya O'Conner; and step-great grandchildren, Nathan and Nichole Adomaitis and Nicholas and Carly Lydon; sisters-in-law, Birdie Kroll and Glee Lang and Pearl Love; and brother-in-law, Roy Marshall. She is also survived by step-children and grandchildren of the Dean Eddy family.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by brothers: Roy, Ralph, Robert and Rex Kroll and sister, "Betty" Ruth McConnell.
Funeral services will be held on Monday (Oct. 7) at 11 a.m. at Muskingum Valley Baptist Church with burial following in Muskingum Valley Cemetery. Family will greet friends at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Monday at the church at 10 a.m. Eastern Star services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com.