Obituaries

Flora Lois Hall, age 86, of Shelby, died Wednesday morning January 18, 2107 at her residence.
She was born on November 13, 1930 in Terre Haute, IN to William & Bertha (Riggs) Tabor. Lois worked for 23 years at Shelby Business Forms and was a member of the Taylortown Community Church.
She was an avid reader, enjoyed fishing at Lake Erie and loved to spend time with her loved ones.
Lois is survived by her husband of 67 years, Perry Hall Jr.; two sons, Danny (Judy) Hall of Chillicothe and Roger (Cindy) Freeland of Wichita Falls, TX; four grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and one brother, Gus Tabor of Terre Haute.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers and two sisters.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM Monday January 23, 2017 at the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory. Rev. O. Douglas Tackett will officiate with interment held in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-5 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Taylortown Community Church or to Ohio Health Hospice.
On line condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com.


Pamela J. Kempf, age 62, of Lexington, died Tuesday afternoon, January 17, 2017, at Ohio Health in Mansfield.
Born May 27, 1954, in Mansfield to Ralph Berry & Bernice (Pryor) Jewell, she was a longtime resident of Shelby. Pamela was a 1972 graduate of Shelby High School and was a homemaker the majority of her life.
She was a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society and loved to play bingo.
She is survived by her husband, Melvin Kempf, whom she married October 7, 1972; one son, Matthew (Fiancé, Elisha Rapson) Kempf of New Haven; one daughter, Amanda (Jeff) Schaub of Lexington; her mother, Bernice Jewell of St. Petersburg, FL; six grandchildren, Sebrina and Sydney Kempf, Hunter Heath, Zachary Cartee, Taylor & Noah Schaub; one great-grandson, Mekhi Schaub; sister, Barbara (Bruce) Davis of Broken Arrow, OK; and brother, Paul (Kathy) Jewell of Mason.
She was preceded in death by her father; step-father, George Jewell; and one brother, Jack Berry.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory. Pastor Russel Yoak and Bruce Davis will officiate with interment held in the Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 11:00AM until 1:00PM. Memorial expressions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com.


Albert O. Dunn age 97, resident of Shelby, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Crestwood Care Center in Shelby.
Born February 18, 1919 in St. Clairsville, OH to Guy and Lena (Graham) Dunn, he had been a Shelby resident since 1950. Albert was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving in WWII. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Masonic Lodge #350 and the Richland County Fair Board for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and tending to his lawn.
He is survived by his son Ord Dunn of Evans, GA; three grandchildren Carty (Mark) Powers of Savannah, GA Spencer Dunn and Lindsay Dunn both of Atlanta GA; one brother Guy "Graham" (Ann) Dunn of Bucyrus.
In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his siblings Ray Dunn, Martha Pyles, Opal Laipply, Gretchen Cundiff, and Grace Huntsman.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Sunday January 22, 2017 at the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory in Shelby. John Carter will officiate with interment 9:30 AM Monday, January 23 in Brokensword Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, January 21 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com.

Margaret “Peggy" Curtis, 73, McPherson, KS, died Jan. 14, 2017. Survivors: children, Terry (Diane) Curtis, Kristy (Darrin) Lane, Linda (Joe) Campbell, Valerie (Richard) Petrie, Larry (Mary) Curtis, Jr., Tina (Stan) McCloud; sisters, Leeanne Smith & Sindy Jeans. Gathering: Sat., Jan. 21, at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson. www.stockhamfamily.com.

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