ATKINS, Marianna “Sue”


ATKINS, Marianna “Sue” 63, of Jewett, OH, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012 at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born May 26, 1949 in Steubenville, OH, daughter of the late John and Hazel Tipton Scott.

On June 26, 1971, she married Albert (Andy) Atkins of Hopedale, OH, together they built a lovely family with two children.

She loved life and her family was her pride and joy. She loved to laugh and enjoyed making others laugh with her.

She was a retired secretary from the Harrison County Department of Job and Family Services. Sue was a proud member of the Presbyterian Church and she graduated from Jewett High School in 1967.

In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her beloved niece, Elizabeth (Scott) Skipper.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 42 years, Andy Atkins; son, Scott Atkins both of Jewett; a daughter, Alicia (Jesse) Melnick of Allison Park, PA; a brother, Allen (Mary) Scott of Killgore, OH; and a nephew, Eric (Lori) Scott also of Killgore. In addition, Sue will be remembered by all her cousins, in-laws and friends, as well as everyone who met her and encountered her smile and sense of humor.

Family and friends will be received at Blackburn Funeral Home, 416 East Main Street, Jewett, OH, on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with services there on Sunday the 23rd at 2 p.m.

Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Everyone is invited to Hopedale American Legion after the service. 740-946-3351