November 19, 2011
Saturday, November 26, 2011 1:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Saturday, November 26, 2011 11am - 1pm
Betty (Wagner) Markin, 90, of Urbana, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2011 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
She was born December 8, 1920 in Kennard, Ohio the daughter of Emory and Cora Jane (Bishop) Wagner.
Betty enjoyed car shows and the love of her life was her 1938 Buick. She always looked forward to the Sunday dinners with her family.
She is survived by her daughters, Sue Markin of Urbana and Barbara (John) McAlexander of Houston, TX; her son, Jerry (Margaret) Markin of Sidney; sister, Mary Nance of Urbana; 18 grandchildren,35 great grandchildren and 32 great-great grandchildren ; as well as several nieces & nephews.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years, John Paul Markin; her daughter, Connie Smith; son, Tom Markin; granddaughter, Cindy Horsley; great-great grandson, Denvor Carson; brothers, Harold, Ronald and Pete Wagner.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2011 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Roger Childers officiating. Burial will follow in Kingscreek Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Ohio Southwest Region, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206 or to the James Cancer Center, 660 Ackerman Rd, PO Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.