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Marilyn Denise Winfield

March 17, 1955 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 67)


Marilyn Denise Winfield was born on the 17th day of March in 1955, to the late Isaac Hicks and Artha Lee Hicks. "Niecy" was the only child!

Marilyn was born in Decatur, GA and at a young age her family moved to Cleveland, OH. She accepted and devoted her life to Christ at an early age. She came to know the Lord at Starlight Baptist Church. Marilyn married Raymone Winfield and was married for 25 loving years.

Growing up in the Glenville area she attended Jane Addams Culinary Arts School, graduated a Tarblooder at Glenville High School class of 1973!

Affectionally known as "Niecy," loved traveling and was the Queen of going on cruises, she loved to entertain her family and friends, cooking and playing cards. She was a die-hard Buckeye Fan - O.H.I.O. Her love for Ohio State was an unmatched energy.

Niecy studied at Ohio State University for two years and attended Vogue Beauty Academy. Employed at Tri-C for 20 years, Macy's Department Store for 7 years, KeyBank for 3 years, and retired proudly from JCPenney after 15 years of employment. Niecy was Secretary of the Booster Club P.A.L.5 Muny League team for 10 years. She was a hard worker, a loyal friend, a phenomenal grandmother, a loving supportive wife, a sister and a Devoted mother to her sons and her mother.

Marilyn fought a challenging battle, and on Sunday March 27th, Marilyn "Da Meryl" Denise "Niecy" Winfield departed Earth to be with the Lord. She leaves behind her mother, Artha Lee Hicks, her sons, Andre (Johnicia), Jameel and Anwar. Grandchildren: JohnTara, Andrea (Garry) Pritchett, Peris, Andre Jr., Courtney, Shayla, Amari, Rayshawn, Neveah, Johnathan, Madison, and Jayden. Five great grandchildren: Janaya, Antonio Jr., Garry Jr., Sheriyah, G'Johnathan, Arien, Ashad, Aesir, Ali, and one on the way; her closest friend Tammy (godchildren - Tiana and Norrise), her special friends William Johnson Sr. & Cheryl Johnson, and loving family and friends.

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 Service Program


Public Viewing
April 12, 2022

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Watson's Funeral Home
10913 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Funeral Service
April 13, 2022

10:00 AM
Watson's Funeral Home
10913 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106

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