Marjorie A. Counts

Marjorie A. Counts, born on Aug. 10,1931 in Spring Brook, Wis., to Gilbert and Edith Jensen, passed into her savior’s arms on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.

Marge met the love of her life, Wendell L. Counts, while she was stationed in the Air Force and he in the Navy. They made their home outside Belpre, Ohio for 56 years, where they raised three sons who survive, Randy L. Counts and Thomas Eric Counts, both of Belpre, and Kyle and Dee Counts of Coolville will miss their mother very much. Marjorie is also survived by granddaughters, Erica Counts (Joe Greenwalt), Shaya Sealey (Gary), Courtney Cline (Donnie), Wendy Heater (Charlie) and Erin Brown (Nick). She is also survived by her only grandson, Kole T. Counts. She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren who will miss her greatly. In addition to her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband; and her sister, Elaine. She is also survived by her only brother, Laverne Jensen, Loomis, Calif.; and her dog, Raider.

Marjorie retired from the IRS in Parkersburg where she made many wonderful friends. Marge will be missed by her “Lunch Bunch”, NARF, her church family and her special friend, Fay Snider.

Services will be Wednesday, 11 a.m. at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with Pastor Dave Ellenwood officiating and military honors by American Legion Post 15. Calling hours will be at Leavitt Funeral Home in Belpre, Ohio on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Caring cremation will take place and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family wishes for donations to be sent, in her memory, to the Belpre Athletic Boosters, P.O. Box 55, Belpre, OH 45714. We also wish to thank the doctors, nurses, therapists and many others who have aided Marge this summer.

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