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Marie Whitcraft


Marie Whitcraft, 86, of Columbus, passed away in Columbus on Monday, June 8, 2015.

She was born on Aug. 23, 1928, in Laurelville, to Carl and Sanchion (Fetherof) Stump.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ellsworth Martin Whitcraft, in 1986; son, James E. Whitcraft, in 2005; and by sisters, Esther Henson, Rose Norton, Ruth Moore and Marlene McNichols.

Marie is survived by son, David (Jackie) Whitcraft; grandchildren, Jennifer (Gabe) Gerhard, Jonathon (Katie), Kari, David and Christopher Whitcraft; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Pat Stump; and sisters, Betty Hatzo, Audrey (Bob) Aazbell and Alice Groves.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the Wellman Funeral Home with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Gibisonville. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal