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Ina Marie (Johnson) Marks

February 27, 1937 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 85)


Ina Marie Johnson White Marks, age 85, of 115 East College Street, Scio died peacefully at home at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022 surrounded by her family.

She was born February 27, 1937 in Scio, Ohio; a daughter of the late Alva Johnson and Sylvia Henry Johnson.

Ina was a 1955 graduate of Jewett High School. She was employed as a cook for the Harrison Hills City School District for thirty years, retiring in 2002. She also worked for McDonalds in Cadiz and Uhrichsville. After retiring she was a certified child provider for Harrison County Job & Family Services for ten years and had worked part-time at Hugo’s Restaurant for eleven years.

She was a member of the Hanover United Methodist Church, Hanover Choir and Methodist Women’s Group, New Rumley Methodist Church Choir, Scio Civic Club, Elevian Club, Scio Card Club, Scio Legion Auxiliary, and Scio Sportsmen Club. Ina was also a member of the Scio Firemen’s Auxiliary where she was president for ten years and was a volunteer at Harrison Community Hospital.

Her husband, James B. Marks, died December 8, 2000. They were married October 6, 1973.

Surviving are her children: Cathy (Bruce) Mills of Carrollton, Mike White of Boston, Massachusetts, Lori White Adams of Hopedale, Paul Marks of Barberton, Bill Marks of Harrisville, Nancy (Joe) Robbins of Wintersville, and a son-in-law, Rich Muze of Akron; a sister: JoAnn (Mike) White of Scio; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Cindy Muze; daughter-in-law, Tracy Marks; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert  and Barb McDonald Johnson and Donald and Judy Cline Johnson.

Services are to be held Tuesday, June 7 in Hanover United Methodist Church with Pastor Ruby Pfouts, Pastor Roger Zimmerman, and Pastor David Lee officiating. Visitation will begin in the church at 10:00 a.m. and the Service will begin at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in Hanover United Methodist Church Cemetery with a meal following in the church fellowship hall.

Ina requested memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Hanover Methodist Church building fund. Koch Funeral Home of Scio was entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made on their website at

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June 7, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hanover Methodist Church

Funeral Service
June 7, 2022

12:00 PM
Hanover Methodist Church

Interment following funeral service
June 7, 2022

Hanover United Methodist Church
87960 Hovanick Rd
Scio, OH 43988

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