Marylin walked into the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ at 11:57 am Oct 16, 2022. She was born Jan 12, 1944 to the late Susie and Olen Owens of Ft. Smith Arkansas; she is preceded by her parents and Sister, Linda Mitchell. She is survived by her husband Ben, son Ben (Skip) and wife Nancy and daughter Tina Mileham and husband Bob. Six grandchildren; Ben (JR) Roberts, (Kellie), Chanel Hurja, (CJ), Tara Fontana, Brittney Hamilton, (Tommy), Shay Fontana, (Josh), A J Fontana, (Mia), and five great-grandchildren.
During her early years in high school her family moved to a suburb of Houston, Texas. There she was to meet her future husband, Ben. They married Oct. 28, 1961. They moved to Arizona in 1964 with their young son and added a daughter in 1965. Marylin worked in the school system and as a Secretary with a variety of small businesses. Her longest tenure was with AiResearch, Garrett Corp.
Marylin’s most prized relationship was with the Lord, He blessed her with the ability to play the piano and play it she did. She touched the hearts of all who heard her play.
The funeral service will be held at 11:ooam on Mon, Oct. 24th Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201, with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service at 10:00am.