Mary L. (Keen) Hylton

Born: Tue., Jun. 28, 1938
Died: Tue., Jun. 12, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 19, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jun. 20, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

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Mary Lee (Keen) Hylton age 79 of Ashland, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday June 12, 2018 at Grant Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Rowe, Virginia on June 28, 1938 the daughter of the late Roby and Zella (Street) Keen. She spent her early years in Virginia before moving to Ohio in the late 1950’s.

On February 25, 1957 Mary was married to Larry Hylton.

She was a devoted and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She was well loved by her family, friends and all who knew her. Most everyone called her Granny. Mary was a huge fan of the Cleveland Indians.

Mary is survived by her husband of 61 years, Larry (Rondeau) Hylton. Daughters, Marita Boothe of Ashland, Sheliah (Ron) Smith of Sylacauga, Alabama, Rhonda (Dave) Hay of Atwater, Ohio. Two sons also survive, Larry Hylton of Akron and Richard (Annie) Hylton of Strongsville, Ohio. Eight grandchildren also survive, Joseph (Tricia) Hylton of Ashland; Jessica (Patrick) Vaughan of Tallmadge; Cassie (Steve) Darmon of Lakewood; Karina Hnat of Strongsville; Andrew Hnat of Strongsville; Ike Smith of Akron and Richard (Angela) Hylton of Jackson, Michigan. Three great grandchildren also survive, Easton Hylton, Brooke Zehner and Phoebe Hylton.

One brother, Donald (Violet) Keen of Gainesville, Virginia and one sister Georgia Johnson of Honaker, Virginia also survive as do several nieces and nephews, extended family, church friends and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Heyl Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Tracy officiating. Burial will follow in the Ashland County Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday June 19, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers, donations may be given in Mary’s name to either of the following organizations: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105-9959, American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate P.O. Box 15120 Chicago, IL. 60693, or to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation P.O. Box 650309 Dallas, TX. 75265-0309

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Carrie Hylton
   Posted Fri June 15, 2018
Our prayers are with you today and always. Granny will always have a special place in our hearts

Rachenea Eagle
   Posted Sat June 16, 2018
I was proud to have known Mary ! God be with each of you in the days ahead . Love, Rachenea

Bridgette and Dave Turner
   Posted Sat June 16, 2018
Deepest sympathy to the entire Hylton Family. "Mom" Hylton had a style of showing those around her what love is. Mary was a kind, loving, thoughtful, caring person. Her smile and laugh, sense of humor will stay in our hearts forever.
Our thoughts and prayers goes out to all of you.
May God give you comfort and peace during these difficult days.
Love always, Bridgette and Dave

Libby and Dana Corey
   Posted Sat June 16, 2018
Sending love and prayers. Aunt Mary was and always will be the best. She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

Marcie Fogel
   Posted Sat June 16, 2018
My dear Marita,
There are not enough words to say what a wonderful person your mom was. She will be Greatly missed by many. I feel piveledged to have had her as a part of my life. She has been thru the good and the bad with me. She meant a lot to me.

George & SaRae Muffet
   Posted Sun June 17, 2018
We were so sorry to hear about Granny. Going to miss her warm welcoming smile.
She was a very nice lady
Deepest sympathy to the Family
SaRae & George

Cindy Benner
   Posted Mon June 18, 2018

FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Cindy .

Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this time. From Joan Benner Family, Cindy, Jess and (Pee wee) Alexa.

Sherry Eck
   Posted Mon June 18, 2018
To all the loved ones of Mary,I am so sorry to hear of Moms passing. She was such a kind and loving soul. I always looked forward to seeing her and spending time with her. Rest assured that David & Granny are watching over us all. Love & prayers ,Sherry & Jerry Eck

David Vaughan
   Posted Tue June 19, 2018

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by David Vaughan.

To Mr. Larry Hylton & Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy on your tragic loss. From the Vaughans - David, Marci, Patrick, Brigid, Ryan, Reese, R. Michael and Danielle Swain.

Kathy Dennis
   Posted Wed June 20, 2018
Dear Marita and the intire Hylton family, I am so sorry for the loss of mom (granny).I will forever hold her in my heart and remember us picking beans together. God Bless you all and hold you in his hands.
David and Kathy Dennis

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