Marilyn May (Miller) Putney, of Alexandria, Ohio died on Saturday, March 27 at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was 93.

She was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Sept. 12, 1928 to the late Raymond and Mary (Deibert) Miller.

She attended Temple University in Philadelphia, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Economics. She worked as an investment analyst in the banking industry before she married George N. Putney on August 25, 1951 in Philadelphia. While raising her young daughters, Marilyn pursued her interest in painting. She studied with the renowned Polish painter, Edward Lis and she became a highly regarded landscape and seascape artist. Art and dogs were Marilyn’s passions.

She is survived by her three daughters, Pamela Putney of Martha’s Vineyard; Diane Putney of California; and Laura Putney of Alexandria, Ohio; one sister, as well as her nephew, Scott Putney and his wife, Susan who were always helpful and supportive of Marilyn over the years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Putney (2011); sister in law’s, Elizabeth (Betty) Fish and Naomi Putney, and brother in law, Paul Putney.

The family would especially like to thank the nursing staff and doctors of Licking Memorial Hospital whose exceptional care of their mother during her final days and moments, helped ease the burden of their loss.

No services will be held at this time.