Marilyn K. Reason, age 75, of Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Community Northview Care Center in Anderson following recent health complications. She was born in Anderson on June 12, 1946, to the late Dolphus M. Harrison and Mary B. (Hall) Hines. On November 22, 1963, she married Ivan Reason.
Marilyn was a dedicated LPN who worked for several home-health agencies during her career. She formerly owned the Elves-6 restaurant in Frankton. She was also formerly a member of the AKC Beagle Kennel Club. Marilyn loved sitting on her front porch swing watching her grandkids play. She enjoyed watching the birds, working in her garden, baking and completing word search puzzles. Marilyn was the Matriarch of her family and enjoyed being able to care for all. She will be greatly missed and always remembered by her family.
Marilyn is survived by her children, Jenny Edison and John Reason; grandchildren, Brandi (Robert) Poffenbarger, Tiffany (Chad) Trimble, Brooke Edison (Fiancé Terrill Willhoite), Sarah Reason, and Shayle Reason; great grandchildren, Destiny (Ernest) McMichael, Robert Poffenbarger Jr., Jared Poffenbarger, Charity Poffenbarger, Adreana & Arianna Trimble, Maisen Willhoite, Kaylyanna Reason and Malakai Burnett (Who is due to be born very soon); great-great-grandchildren, Sophia Beach, Ernest McMichael V, Terrance & Zendaya Warfield; brother, Clinton (Esther) Harrison; several extended family members, patients, and friends.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ivan Reason; daughter, Karen Reason; and several siblings.
A Nursing Honor Guard memorial service will be held at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home at 7:00 pm on Monday, September 13, 2021, and will be followed by members of her family sharing memories. Visitation will be held from 5:30 - 7:00 pm on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home 305 East Sigler Street in Frankton 46044.
Memorial contributions in Marilyn's honor may be made to the funeral home to help offset costs.
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