Marilyn June Twining

1932 - 2020

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Marilyn J. Twining, 88, of North Baltimore, passed away at 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. She was born on June 15, 1932, in North Baltimore, to the late Alvertis Charles and Rose Etta (Speaker) Chapman. She married Edwin T. Chaffin and he preceded her in death in 1976. She later married Clayton "Mike" Twining and he preceded her in death on July 9, 2012. Marilyn is survived by her daughters: Rhonda (James) Perry of Toledo and Brenda Chaffin of North Baltimore; son, Edwin "Tom" (Betty) Chaffin of North Baltimore; grandchildren: Eileen (Kyle) Baker, Sean Crosby, Amanda Chaffin, James (Mallory) Chaffin and Edwin "Tommy" Chaffin; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her brothers: Alvertis "Bert", Charles, George and Leonard Chapman; sisters: Velma Tann, Pauline Bailes and Esther Deel. Marilyn was a homemaker. She was longtime member of the Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, North Baltimore. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. The family would like to thank the staff at the Briar Hill Health Campus for all of their care and compassion of Marilyn the last few years. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, where visitation will be held 2 hours (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) prior to the service at the funeral home. Pastor Duane Weaver officiating. Burial will be in New Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, North Baltimore. Online condolences may be expressed at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    515 N. Main St
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872
    Tuesday, October 20th 2020 11:00 - 1:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Tuesday, October 20th 2020 - 1:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    515 North Main Street
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45842

  • Final Resting Place:

    New Maplewood Cemetery [Map]

    North Baltimore, Ohio

  • Contributions:

    Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist
    119 W. Broadway Street
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872

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To : Rhonda Brenda Tom and families
Date :Wednesday, October 14th 2020
From : Mike Cyndi Patterson
So sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother. She was a special lady. Prayers for comfort and peace at her passing.

To : Brenda Chaffin
Date :Thursday, October 15th 2020
From : Carol Yeager
Hope it helps to know that other are with you in thought and sympathy. You are in my prayers

To : The family
Date :Friday, October 16th 2020
From : Gloria Chapman Schoenborn
Rest in peace dear Aunt.

To : The Family
Date :Friday, October 16th 2020
From : Judy Tann Bolan
All of us in the Chardon branch of the family send our love. May the memory of Aunt Marilyn be a lasting blessing and comfort.

To : Rhonda Brenda Tom
Date :Friday, October 16th 2020
From : Linda Tann Kangas
I am so very sorry to learn of the death of your precious Mom, my dear Aunt Marilyn. She was such a loving, kind, thoughtful, hardworking and tough person. I loved her dearly, and I'm thankful for the wonderful memories I have of times were able to be together over the years. She raised a beautiful family! Love, Your Cousin Linda (I love the photo you have posted here.)

To : RhondaTomBrenda families
Date :Sunday, October 18th 2020
From : Jon Rose Eichar
We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was so sweet and she will be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.