Marcellynne “Marcy” Harrod, 73, of Lakeview, passed away at 5:22 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born in Bellefontaine on September 27, 1945, to the late John Martin and Eleanor Marie Smith Karibo.
On Sept. 30, 1991, Marcellynne married John Merle Harrod in Russells Point, and he survives, along with two sons, Jim Rickert of St. Marys and Bryan Rickert of Lawrenceville, Ga.; three stepchildren, Barbara Srisongkham of Wapakoneta, Brian Harrod of Lima and Debra Baker of Elida; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a brother, Dave (Linda) Karibo of Bellefontaine; and two nephews, Chris Karibo and Johnathon Karibo.
She also was preceded in death by her brother, John Karibo.
A graduate of Miami Jacobs Career College, Marcellynne had worked as a school cook at Indian Lake Elementary School, Wapakoneta City Schools and at schools in the Atlanta, Ga., area.
She always had a warm, outgoing personality and enjoyed being around people.
A graveside service begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice, 959 W. North St., Lima, OH 45805.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.