Marcella Shoemaker

December 24, 2021


   Marcella Shoemaker, 90, of Chillicothe, died 9:30 a.m. Friday, December 24, 2021 at her residence.

   She was born June, 19, 1931 in Ross County, to the late Robert and Bertha (Williamson) Kellough. On June 27, 1947 she married Wilford A. “Bill” Shoemaker, who died June 21, 1998.

   Surviving are children, Freda (Lonnie) Hamlin, Vicky (Roger) Conley, Becky (Jeff) Speakman, Gary (Vanessa) Shoemaker, Leo (Karen) Shoemaker, Rick Shoemaker, daughters in law, Linda Shoemaker, Brenda Shoemaker, all of Chillicothe, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Sharon) Kellough, Keith Kellough; sisters Phyllis Gragg, Carolyn Miller, Linda (Gary) Cockrell; brother in law, Kenny Davis; numerous nieces and nephews; and many special friends at Hopeton Village. She was predeceased by sons, John and Ron Shoemaker; a great grandson, Russell Leach; brother and sister in law, Willard and Sue Kellough; sisters, Beatrice Phipps, Anna Mae Davis; and an infant brother, Everett Kellough.

   Marcella was a member of the Camlin Hill Community Church and was a homemaker.

   Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Scott Kohn officiating. Burial will follow in Twin Township Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service time on Wednesday.

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