Darlene Marie Hinson, age 79, of Pataskala, passed away February 10, 2017, at Marion General Hospital. Darlene was born April 22, 1937 in Columbus, to Chester and Doris E. (Holcombe) Metzler.
Darlene had been a nurse’s aide at Monterey Yorkshire Nursing Inn in Reynoldsburg for many years. She enjoyed being outdoors, rock collecting and caring for her flowers. She especially loved her children and enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by four children, Kathy (Bruce) Gray of Utica, Mike Hinson of Pataskala, Matt (Lisa) Hinson of Kirkersville and Tom (Jami) Hinson of Marion; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Kevin (Brenda) Metzler of Lexington, Kentucky; a sister Malinda Brannon of Pataskala; and several nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to an animal shelter of one’s choice.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service in Kirkersville is honored to care for Darlene and the Hinson family.