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Marcus D. Bastin

June 19, 1937 — April 22, 2021

Marcus D. Edwards Bastin, 83 of Marion, IN, died at 11:05 PM on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Owen Valley Health Campus, Spencer, IN. She was born in Metcalfe County, KY, on June 19, 1937, as the only child of the late B. Bethel Edwards and Laura T. Ferguson Edwards Wolff. On July 18, 1953, Marcus married her sweetheart, Norman D. Bastin, who preceded her in death.

Marcus attended Caverna High School in Horse Cave, KY and Indiana Business College in Marion, IN. She was a lifelong homemaker. Marcus was a loving mother and extended her love to both her extended family and her church family at Sunnycrest Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, crossword puzzles, cooking, canning, quilting, reading, and participating in church functions. Spending time with her family, church family, and many friends was her favorite activity.

She is survived by her children, Pamela (Gregory) Cohen of Ellettsville, IN, K. Thomas Bastin of Lafayette, IN, and Lisa K. (Robert) Phillips of Brooksville, FL; grandchildren, Joshua (Yoon-jung) King and Jacob King; great-grandchildren, Angela King and Benjamin King; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

The family will receive visitors from 10:00 am - 12 noon on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service-Storey Chapel 400 E. Main St., Gas City, IN.

Immediately following the visitation, a memorial service to honor Marcus will begin at 12 noon on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Service.

Local Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow at Jeffries Cemetery in Savoyard, Kentucky.

Local visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Winn Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 50 E. 91 St. #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; the Marion-Grant County Humane Society 505 S. Miller Ave., Marion, IN 46953; or a charity of your choice.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

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