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Kathy Mae (Crain) Gilvin

August 23, 1951 — February 25, 2022


Kathy Mae Gilvin, 70, of Crooksville, Ohio died at 5:10 AM, Friday, February 25, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born August 23, 1951 in Zanesville, the daughter of the late Taylor E. and Erma Jean (Dennis) Crain.

Kathy had worked at the former Frame’s Market as manager of the deli.  Otherwise, she was a stay at home mom and homemaker, caring for her family.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandma and great-grandma.

Left behind to mourn her passing are her children, Jamie Gilvin (Jacob Kirkpatrick) and Joey (Vickie Gilvin, Sr.; her grandchildren, Joshua Gilvin, Joey Gilvin, Jr. (Twila), Jonathan Gilvin (Gabby), Matthew Kinney (Gaile), Joselyn Gilvin (Frankie), Tanner Gilvin (Adrianna), Bradey Starner (Kaitlyn), Dominic Kirkpatrick and Callen Kirkpatrick; 17 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Ellen (Chris) Crain, Roxanne (Crain) Dunkle and Angie Crain and special aunt, Judy Thomas.

In addition to her parents, Kathy is preceded in death by her husband, Cornelius ‘Neal’ Gilvin who died January 16, 2010; her son, Jeffrey Allen Gilvin who died October 28, 2014;her siblings, Jimmy Dale Crain and Peggy Jean (Crain) Chevalier and her grandchildren, Jasmine Gilvin and Brantley Gilvin.

Family and friends will be received 6-8 PM, Monday, February 28, 2022 at Goebel Funeral Home, 36 N. Buckeye St., Crooksville.  Kathy will be cremated following the visitation.

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Monday, February 28, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Goebel Funeral Home & Cremation Services

36 North Buckeye Street, Crooksville, OH 43731

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