Carolyn Sue (Johnson) Kellough

July 11, 1948 ~ April 27, 2021 (age 72)


   Carolyn Sue Kellough, 72, of Chillicothe, went to be with her Lord, 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Adena Regional Medical Center.

     Sue was born July 11, 1948, in Ross County, to the late Lloyd and Ruth (Demint) Johnson. On June 21, 1966, she married Rev. Willard L. “Bluey” Kellough, who died April 15, 2021. Sue loved Willard with her whole heart. God knew their bond could not be broken and now the loved they shared will last for eternity. Our mother’s relationship with Jesus was a living one. She knew how to encourage others in need. She always had a humble heart and a unique way to make everyone she loved feel special. Sue faced many adversities in life. Each one she handled with such grace which she found in the Lord. She loved her grandchildren deeply, and taught them how to love and serve God by her own example. Beyond all the jobs she carried, being a pastor ‘s wife was one she completed with such love and elegance. She was a friend, mentor and counselor to anyone in need. Sue will be missed deeply by her family and many great friends including, Jonda Whitt.

     Surviving is a son, Brian L. Kellough, of Chillicothe; daughters, Terena (Mark) Borland, of Chillicothe and Brandy (Ernie) Rumfield, of Lakeland, FL; grandchildren, Jeremy Kellough, Evan (Meagan) Kellough, Nate Inman, Chelci Borland, Allison (Corey) Cottrill, Zachary (Samantha) Rumfield and Taylor Rumfield; several great-grandchildren, including Cayne Cottrill and her “sidekick,” Avery Rumfield ; brothers, Greg (Sherry) Johnson, and Kenny (Pam) Johnson, both of Chillicothe, sister-in-law, Linda Johnson; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Bill Lowe; sisters, Marsha Wright and Pam Finch; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank and Shirley Johnson and Mike and June Johnson; as well as brother, Rodney Johnson.

     Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021 in the Shady Glen C.C.C.U. with Rev. Rick Hartley and Roger Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Twin Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church prior to the service on Saturday. Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME.

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