Polly Neer(1929 - 2013)

Polly E. Neer

SHELBY: Polly E. Neer, age 83, resident of Shelby died Wednesday January 30, 2013 in MedCentral Shelby Hospital. Born June 28, 1929 to Eugene Patton and Pat McClurg, Polly was then raised by her parents, Pat & Lester Griffith. Polly enjoyed her retirement home at Indian Lake and spending time on the water boating before returning to Shelby in 1998.

She graduated from Shelby High School in 1947 and then received her Master's degree in teaching from the Ohio State University. Polly worked and retired as the administrator and Dean of Women at the Upper Arlington High School. In her later years she enjoyed working at Fashion Bug. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and served on the Shelby Health Board. Polly loved working in her flower garden, cooking, crocheting and was an avid OSU fan.

She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many wonderful friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester & Pat (McClurg) Griffith and her loving husband, Andy Neer in 2009.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM Saturday February 2, 2012 at the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Rev. Edna Stahl will officiate with interment held in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00- 12:00 PM. Memorial expressions may be made to Shelby Class of 1947 Trust Fund, Trinity United Methodist Church or Shelby Public Home & Health.

Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com

Published in the News Journal on Jan. 31, 2013