Mrs. Ann Marrison, who grew up in Portage County, has been a long-time resident in New Lyme, Ohio where she currently resides. Her family includes her late husband Lester Marrison, her three children Denise Hobbs, David Marrison and Diane McDaniel, she is also blessed with four grandchildren. She graduated from Southeast High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Kent State University. She completed her graduate work at The Ohio State University, and also attended Lake Erie College.
Mrs. Marrison is the current secretary for the Ashtabula County Farm Bureau board of trustees. She grew up on a small crop farm. She now lives on the farm that she and her late husband ran which includes corn, soybeans, and hay. Mrs. Marrison has been active in Farm Bureau for 58 consecutive years and has been active on the board for 50 years. Not only is she the secretary for the board, but she also is the chairperson for Policy Development, and is a delegate to the state annual meeting
“I believe in agriculture. Farming is a part of my life and has been for over 50 years,” she said.
An interesting fact about Ann is that she has been a 4-H adviser in Ashtabula County for 51 years.
Thank you Mrs. Marrison for your years of service to Ashtabula County Farm Bureau. We greatly appreciate everything you do.