Darlene Van Dyne

June 18, 1953 - March 7, 2015

06/18/1953 - 03/07/2015

Darlene Lightfoot Van Dyne, 61 of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Cumberland Pointe.

She was born June 18, 1953 of the late Kenneth and Clara Lallathin Lightfoot in Barnesville, OH.

Darlene was a homemaker, member and past president of both the VFW Women’s Auxiliary post 5565 and American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary post 228. Darlene was a Christian by faith and attended the Bethesda Nazarene Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson Jamie.

She is survived by her husband Harold Van Dyne, her children Brenda Kinney of Powhatan Point, OH, Karen Joseph Pettit of Cameron, WV and Melissa Patrick Yates of Washington. She is also survived by her sister Shirley Rogers of Bethesda, OH, nine grandchildren, Wesley, Owen, Kelsey, Kendra, Alexis, Austin, Deven, Josie and Paul PJ as well as three great grandchildren Isabella, Ezra, Ethan and Braxton who is on the way and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 186 Main Street, Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015 and Friday, March 13, 2015 from noon until time of service at 2 pm with Cheryl and Guy Norris and George Graham officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Bethesda Nazarene Church of the Powhatan VFW.

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Dave & Cyndi Chambers
8 years ago

Harold and girls. We are unable to attend viewing but our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Darlene was such a great person and we surely will miss her.

Ben and Holly Duvall
8 years ago

Harold,Missy,Brenda,Karen,and family

So sorry for your loss. What a long battle.She will be missed. Prayers to you all.

With sympathy,

sherry holt
8 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. I love you guys and remember i am here if you need to talk or anything.

Lee Ann Ostroff
8 years ago

I am sorry for your loss. She was both a loving and honest woman. She has helped my husband and I over and over not to mention what she has done for our kids. Before I married Wes, I had no living grandparents until the day she called me her granddaughter. That was the moment I became a part of her family. I will miss her dearly. Rest in peace grandma.

Jessica Crawford
8 years ago

I am very hearbroken for my best friend, Karen. We joke around and say that we are sisters, except I truly feel as if we are. Her Mother was strong but her strength could no longer keep her here on earth. It was time for her to be with God and continue her strength from up above. She will be watching over her family from a place where there is no suffering. RIP Darlene

Christine Rogers
8 years ago

I love you Aunt Darlene, I’m going to miss you like crazy. You was an amazing Aunt. I’m so glad that God blessed me with you in my life. Until we meet again. Love always and forever!

Shirley Hodge
8 years ago

Karen, Joe and Family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. We will keep you all in our prayers and thoughts. Love to all.

Shirley & Mike Hodge

Carolyn Brown Quigley
8 years ago

Karen, Melissa, Brenda and Families, so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy. I pray your faith helps you during this time. Love and prayers.

Michelle L Ondrejko
8 years ago

My heart aches for you all as you go through this very difficult time. Love you Aunt Darlene! You will be missed by those that loved you. Love you Uncle Harold, Missy, Brenda, and Karen. May the Lord grant you peace and blessings during this very difficult time.

Sue DeVoy
8 years ago

Prayers for all the family and her friends, she will be sadly missed, she was a wonderful women. I’m so glad I had the pleasure of knowing her.

Misty Wortman
8 years ago

Prayers for the family. Darlene was a sweet, loving and caring woman. So sorry for your loss.

Bob and Kathy Petho
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss. We will keep you and family in our prayers. With sympathy.

aaron schwender
8 years ago

sorry for your loss you and your family are in my thoughts

angie binni
8 years ago

Thoughts and prayers go to the family on the loss of mom, grandma, wife ,and friend.You will b missed greatly u gave all to everyone and loved greatly.May u rest in peace.

Ronnie and Peggy Jones
8 years ago

We have known Darlene since we moved into our first home next to her parents in Barnesville. She was so much fun, such a happy person. Our hearts go out to all her family and friends.

Brandy, Emma & Alec Fox
8 years ago

You’re in our thoughts and prayers