Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 28, 2012 11:38 am EST


FREDERICKTOWN — Marsha D. “Marty” Vail, 57, of Lexington Road, Fredericktown, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Dec. 19, 1955, in Mount Vernon, to the late Stanley and Lillian (Goossens) Vail. Marty was employed 23 years for Foster’s Pharmacy in Mount Vernon. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary of Mount Vernon. Marty enjoyed quilting, gardening, reading and collecting Homer Laughlin China.

She is survived by her husband, Jay Vail, whom she married Sept. 27, 1981; a daughter, Andrea (Reggie) Rodman of Bealeton, Va.; a son, Lucas Vail, a stepson, Jay (Niki) Vail of Virginia Beach, Va.; grandchildren, Samuel, Mary and Eddie Rodman, Mikayla, Trey, Eric, Seth and Brandon Vail; a brother, Dick Vail of Fredericktown; three sisters, Barbara (Harold) Fowler of Mount Vernon, Maggie Small of Palm Coast, Fla., Debbie Ivy of Mississippi; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Vail; and a sister, Karen Gossett.

Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. The family will observe a memorial service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County or the American Cancer Society.

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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Marsha “Marty” Vail.

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