Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Mary M. Mollett

Mary M. Mollett, age 81, of Shelby, died late Thursday evening, October 3, 2013 at her home.

Mary was born January 28, 1932 in Van Lear, KY, the daughter of the late George and Murtie (Pugh) Varner. She had retired from MTD in Willard in 1990 after 23 years of service and then went on to work at Meijer’s in Ontario for nine years.  When Mary was still working at MTD, she liked to bowl and was on a bowling league. She enjoyed playing bingo and cards and used to enjoy crocheting and quilting. She also loved tending to her outside flowers and landscaping. Mary found joy going out to eat with any of her kids which was often followed by a shopping trip, as she was an avid shopper.

Mary is survived by: 2 sons: Gary Mollett of Shelby, Jason Mollett of Mansfield; 6 daughters: Debra Henderson of Shelby, Evelyn Kubitz (Mike Stockmaster, Sr.) of Mansfield, Pamela (Jeff) Steele of Shelby, Devone (Richard) Gable of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Tamara (Anthony) Smith of Shelby, Michelle Evans (Trevor Leemaster) of Marysville; 22 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law: Mary Varner of CA, Anna Ward of Shelby, Gladys Mollette of KY; and her special four-legged friend Little Bit.  She was preceded in death by: her husband: Frank D. Mollett in 1990; a son: James Howard Varner; a daughter: Carol Wertz; infant daughter: Nicole Mollett; 3 brothers: Joseph Varner, George Varner, William Varner; a sister: Rosybell Tallon.

Family and friends are welcome on Monday, October 7, 2013 from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Reverend Gary Adkins will officiate and burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions can be made to Richland County Humane Society

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  1. Rick & Devone Gable says:

    Mother I can’t believe your gone, but I’m happy your with dad and Carol now in heaven. Until we see you again…all our love.

  2. Brionne says:

    Rest easy Grandma. We love you so much. I know you are at peace now. This is going to be a tough job to put you to rest. Until we meet again, nothing but love for you.

  3. kim borders says:

    just dont know what to say , can not beleive you are gone, with all my love i tell you good bye for now, will see you again, give my mom a big hug and kiss for me , tell her i love her and miss her daily, tell grandpa we miss him and love him , rest easy grandma your job is done , know that what you taught us all will live on ,i can only imagine the reunion that went on when you got there ,

  4. Twyla says:

    Pam and Devon our heart felt condolences to you and your families. May God bring his love down on you and give you the strength and peace you seek. God bless and know you are in our prayers

  5. Rev. S. T. and Betty Adkins says:

    Dear Mollett Family. So many years we have known Mary and the family. What a pleasure she was. Loved talking to her when we would run into her. I was her pastor for many years, and know tonight where she is resting. We can all see her again if we live close to our God. May you find comfort in his arms and joy in all your memories. Mary has run her battle and finished, and we here on earth still have ours to complete. May our Heavenly Father watch over each of you, give you strength and comfort.

  6. Bren & Bernie Highfield says:

    Dear Mollett Family,
    We were sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. We’ve known Mary for many years from being in church with her in the past but also she was a good neighbor to us. We will miss seeing her drive by. May God bless you in this time of sorrow and bring you comfort and peace.

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