Marva E. (Young) Caywood, 77, formerly of Elyria, passed away May 12, 2013, at her home in Portland, Ore.
She was born April 29, 1936, in Grover Hill, Ohio. Marva graduated from high school in 1954.
She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, and worked as the secretary there for many years before retiring. She was a volunteer at her church and the voting polls. She enjoyed music, pc games and scrapbooking.
Mrs. Caywood is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Martin) McClendon; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, LeAudrey Buckner, of Seattle; and sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Smith, of Elyria.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Gardner Caywood (2007); daughter, LaVonda Fluker (1999); parents, Alfred (1977) and Eva Young (1986); sister, Alfrieda Sims (1978); and brothers, Auldwin Young (2004) and Jerry Young (2010).
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second St., Elyria, and from 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, until funeral services at noon at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1611 Middle Ave., Elyria. Pastor Monique Greenfield will officiate. Interment will follow in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial contributions can be forwarded to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 26210 Emery Road, Suite 307, Cleveland, OH 44128.
To leave an condolences, go to buschfuneral.com.