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Mary Kathryn Oney

May 28, 2022


     Mary Kathryn Oney, 70, of Chillicothe, passed at 5:42 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness.

     She was born October 22, 1951, in Chillicothe, Ohio, to the late Charles Franklin and Frances Mae Carpenter Elliott.  On July 22, 1979, she married Roger H. Oney who passed October 28, 2018.

     Surviving are a sons, Michael Henry Oney and Sean Patrick (Susan) Oney, both of Chillicothe; sisters, Cynthia Soummers, of Reno, Ohio, Patricia (Steve) Creighton, of Parma, OH, Carla (Tom) Brown, of Chillicothe and Becky (Shane) Hitch, of Chillicothe; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews; and many friends and co-workers.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother-in-law, David Soummers, Sr.

     Mary was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Ohio University and retired from Zane Trace Elementary School where she had worked for many years. 

      Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Chris Brown officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the WARE FUNERAL HOME one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday.

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