Shirley Kerr

DEGRAFF - Shirley Evelyn Kerr, 84, of Bellefontaine passed away Friday morning, April 7, 2017 at Heartland of Bellefontaine.

She was born in Rosewood, Ohio on October 22, 1932 to the late Stanley William and Alma Eleanor (Pickering) Ward. Shirley was also preceded in death by a son Terry Kerr.

Shirley married John Kerr, Sr. on August 25, 1950 in Stony Creek Church, DeGraff and he survives. Also surviving are children: John (Carol) Kerr, Jr. of Villa Hills, Kentucky, Jerry (Lynn) Kerr of Whitehouse, Ohio and Ted (Sherry) Kerr of Bellefontaine; two beloved grandchildren: Crystal and Rowan; and siblings Vincent Ward of Indiana, Wilda (Paul) Baughman of California, Verna Fielder of DeGraff and Marvin (Carole) Ward of DeGraff; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A 1950 graduate of DeGraff High School, Shirley enjoyed gardening. After raising her family, she worked in the Shipping Department at AcuSport for 18 years before she retired. Shirley was a member of Stony Creek Church of the Brethren.

Friends may call at the DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, 210 W. Hayes St. DeGraff, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 6-8pm. Burial will be at a later date in Greenwood-Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Logan County , c/o Mary Rutan Hospital, 205 Palmer Ave. Bellefontaine, OH 43311 or to Stony Creek Church, 3570 Co. Rd. 31 South, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

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Published in Weekly Currents from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2017
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