Karen Elaine “Kay” Malone, age 75, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born December 27, 1946, in Elyria, Ohio to the late Herman Manns and Mary Crace Smith.
Kay worked for Jackson City Schools for 25 years. She enjoyed playing Bingo and was an avid Elvis collector, but most importantly she loved to spend time with her family, especially her grand-babies.
She is survived by her husband, Bernard Allen Malone; sons: Allen (Tina) Malone and Brian (Tessie) Malone; brother, Gerald (Barbara) Manns, sister, Barbara Downing; grandchildren: Tiffany (Tyler) Neal, Anthony (Taelor) Malone, Krissa Haynes, Brittany (Cade) Hickman, Blake Malone, Rylee Helton and Kal-el Malone; great-grandchildren: McKinlee Cravens, Nolan Cravens, Patrick Neal, Hayden Malone, Rigley Malone, Rorie Malone, Harper Hickman, Huntlee Hickman and Barrett Kerns. She was also survived by several nieces, nephews and many close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family will be having a celebration of Kay’s life on Sunday, August 7, 2022, on the family farm in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com