Marilyn Joy Blink, age 79, of Jackson formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Blink; son, Donald Scott Follett; brother Richard Watkins. She is survived by her children, Sherry Traxinger, Leslie (Joe Brower) Follett, Mark Follett; sisters, Linda Wiltse, Margaret Cartwright, Sue Smith; several grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Mama Marilyn loved her grandchildren and adored animals. A Celebration of Her Life will be held Monday 12:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Visitation will be Sunday 5-7:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the celebration of life at the chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Rubin’s Rescue.