She was born Nov. 2, 1954, in West Union. She was preceded in death by parents, Thomas and Edna Mae (Evans) Stepp Jr.
Marilyn is survived by daughter, Elizabeth (Stepp) Rains of Winchester; two brothers, Greg Stepp of Jefferson Township and Steve (Linda) Stepp of Meigs Township; four sisters, Darlene (Dan) Nichols of Williamsburg, Elaine Stepp of Sandy Springs, Georgia, Fern Mathews of Oliver Township, and Beverly (Jeffrey) Smith of Lucasville; three grandchildren, Cameron Rains, Corey Rains, and Caytie Rains, all of Winchester; one aunt, Helen Riggs of Sarasota, Florida; and many nephews and nieces.
She was the current Administrator of Pickaway Manor in Circleville, and was a former Administrator for Monroe County Care Center in Woodsfield for 11 years.
She was a 1972 graduate of Jefferson High School in Blue Creek, and was a 1994 graduate of Wilmington College in Wilmington. She was a member of The Portsmouth Church of God.
Memorial contributions may be made to Life Impact Church, 91 Rolling Woods Lane, West Union, OH 45693.
The funeral service is Sunday, July 25, 2010, at 1 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. Pastor Matt Young will officiate. The interment will be at the Church of God Cemetery in Green Township in Adams County. The visitation is Sunday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.