Mary Sterling

Mary Kerr Sterling, age 67, of Hilliard, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the Doctor's Hospital in Columbus.

Mary was born on October 26, 1946 in Galion, the daughter of Oliver Lee and Maria Rachel (Ullom) Kerr. She attended the Mount Gilead High School and graduated in the class of 1964. After high school, she attended Otterbein College and graduated with a bachelor degree. She was currently working at LabCorp in Dublin as a Microbiologist.

Mary was a member of the Bryn Zion Baptist Church and the American Baptist Women's Ministry. She had a passion for working with the Native Americans and made several trips to Arizona.

She will be remembered for her love of gardening, knitting, crocheting, working puzzles and reading. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter Bethanna (Todd Burns) Earley; grandchildren: Willow Armstrong, Chianna Frye and Malaki Wimer; siblings: Roberta (Jerry) Kerr Cooper and Dale (Joyce) Kerr and her beloved cat Boots.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 North Main Street from 2PM to 4PM; Funeral services will be held on Monday at the funeral home at 11AM with Pastor Jeff Hubschman officiating, burial will be in Bryn Zion Cemetery.

If so desired, donations may be made to the Bryn Zion Baptist Church.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Mary's family and you private condolences may be sent to them by visiting

Funeral Home

Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel
67 North Main Street Mount Gilead, OH 43338
(419) 946-3040
Published in The Morrow County Sentinel from Feb. 11 to Feb. 12, 2014