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Kelly (Dearth) Shipman

October 3, 1986 ~ June 22, 2022 (age 35)

Obituary

SHIPMAN, Kelly

Age 35, of Clayton, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 following an unexpected illness.

Kelly is a graduate of Tri-County North High School, Class of 2005. She went on to continue her education at Bowling Green State University earning a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design. Kelly has been working her career as a librarian for the Brown Memorial Library in Lewisburg, Ohio. She was also an active member of the Salem Church of the Brethren. Kelly was an avid reader, always finding a good book to pick up. Aside from reading, Kelly was a patient, kind-hearted, caring soul who was a great listener and had a wonderful sense of humor. She was a loving wife, a marvelous aunt, a great friend, and will be deeply missed by all the family and friends she leaves behind.

Kelly is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Kenneth (Janet) Dearth Sr., and maternal grandparents, Joseph (Gloria) Motko.

She is survived by her husband of 5 years, Rufus Shipman; parents, Ken (Carla) Dearth Jr.; sister, Kendra (Trevor) Behnken, Casey Dearth; sister-in-law, Nina North and her children; nephews, Aiden Behnken, Eric Behnken, Jacob Behnken, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 12pm (noon), at the Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home, 950 Albert Rd, Brookville, OH 45309. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 28th, at the funeral home from 10am – 12pm, leading into the services.

In lieu of flowers please consider donating in Kelly’s memory to the Brown Memorial Library, PO Box 640, Lewisburg, OH 45338. Condolences can be sent by going online to gilbert-fellers.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

12:00 PM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309

Donations

Brown Memorial Library
P.O. Box 640, Lewisburg OH 45338

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