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Madalyn Runyan

Passed Away: December 20, 2021

Madalyn Runyan, 78 of Bellaire, Ohio passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021 at the East Ohio regional Hospital in Martins Ferry, Ohio.

She was born August 25, 1943 in Bellaire, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Francis and Ida Markle.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Markle and grandson, James Riggs. Madalyn was a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire and was a retired waitress from Elby’s and Cracker Barrel.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Runyan, Sr. of Bellaire and children, Patti Riggs of Birminghan, Alabama, Randy (Ellen) James of Shadyside, Ohio, Jill Parrish of Roseville, California, Gary (Shelli) Runyan, Jr. of Bellaire, Ohio and William (Sara) Runyan of Moundsville, West Virginia. Also her grandchildren, Amber, Angelique, Ebony, Naamon, Anthony, Ashley, Dustin, Ryan, Katie, Jacob, Morgan, Cole, Lincoln, Bri and Elijah and also several great grandchildren.

In honor of her wishes, there will be no visitation. A funeral liturgy with Mass and Celebration of Madalyn’s Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church by going to

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