Marilyn Jean Carter, 70, of Minerva passed away, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Alliance Community Hospital following a long illness.

Marilyn was born in Louisville, Ky. on September 16, 1941, the daughter of the late Robert Earl and Mary M. (Holland) Oyler.

She was a member of Nazerene Church and the Minerva Eagles.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Virgil Paul Carter; two sons, Charles B. (Charlotte) DeBolt of Barnesville, and Danny R. DeBolt of Barnesville; five step-daughters, Beverly Jones of Barberton, Rita (Donald) Shepherd of Jacksonville, Fla., Deborah (Greg) Milliken of Waxaw, N.C., Lou-Anne (Joe) Ware of Akron, and Carole (Rubin) DeLaRosa of Wooster; three step-sons, Stephen (Brenda) Copeland of Wadsworth, David Carter of Barberton, and John (Gina) Carter of Barberton; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a brother, Jimmy W. Oyler of Ft. Myers, Fla.

She is preceded in death her first husband, Louis OConnell and step-granddaughter, Allison Carter.

Funeral Services was held in the Bartley Funeral Home on Friday, May 11, 2012 with Pastor Tim Hawkins officiating. Calling hours was held Friday prior to the service in the Bartley Funeral Home. Burial was in Heritage Memorial Gardens.

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