Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Dorothy Louise Black

Dorothy Louise Black, age 85, formerly of 167 West Main Street, Shelby, died early Monday morning in the Crestwood Care Center after an extended illness. She was born August 27, 1909 in Shelby the daughter of Thurman and Margaret Ann (McIntire) Black.

Miss Black was a retired employee of the United States Air Force, having worked at the Wilkens Air Force Depot in Shelby, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, and Inertial Guidance and Calibration Group in Newark, Ohio.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church were she had been a Sunday school teacher, the membership secretary and on the official board. She was a member of the church and handbell choirs. She had been a member of A.A.R.P., Business and Professional Womens Club of Shelby and had been a volunteer at Shelby Memorial Hospital.

She Attended Ashland College and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware.

Miss Black is survived by a nephew and his wife, James and Norma Chidester of Toledo; 2 great nephews, John Chidester of Toledo and Paul Chidester of Delaware; 1 great niece, Laura Van Riper of Mentor; 2 great great nieces and 2 great great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by 1 sister, Mary Chidester.

Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby where funeral service will be held on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Jeff Matthews, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church and left in care of the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby.

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