Marcella E. St. John, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at her home. Marcella was a homemaker and an avid gardener. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Dunkard Brethren Church near West Unity.
Marcella was born on December 5, 1924 in Girard, Illinois, the daughter of Chester and Nellie (Roesch) Tate. Her family moved to Williams County in 1925. She graduated from Montpelier High School. She married Clifford B. St. John on May 6, 1950, and he preceded her in death on August 24, 2017. After graduation from High School, Marcella worked at various jobs, including the Toledo Edison office, Pioneer and Montpelier banks, and seasonal work at Bryan Canning Company and Fore Craft in Archbold.
Marcella is survived by her sons, Dennis (Donna) St. John, of Bryan and Ricky (Anna) St. John, of Archbold; daughters, Marsha (Gordon) Jamison and Connie (Lee) Reed, both of Quinter, Kansas; 16 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Donald Tate and sisters, Dortha (Vern) Hostetler, Melba (Claude) Flory and Clara (Edwin) St. John.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 2:00-5:00 P.M. at the Pleasant Ridge Dunkard Brethren Church, 12091 County Road 16, West Unity, Ohio 43570. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the church. Burial will follow at Shiffler Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Service, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan.
Memorials are requested to the Pleasant Ridge Dunkard Brethren Church or The Gideons International.