Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Rose Elizabeth (May) Tackett

Rose Elizabeth Tackett, age 75, of 21 Sunset Drive, Shelby, died Thursday, August 24, 2000, at the Heritage Care Center.

She was born November 15,1924 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Carl and Edna (Patton) May. She was a 1942 graduate of Salyersville High School and was a member of the First Baptist Chruch. Mrs. Tackett had been an employee of the Wilkins Air Force Depot and U-Forma Shelby Business Forms. She was a volunteer at Med Central Shelby Hospital and loved to read.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Donna M. and Robert Bacic of Lenexa, Kansas; a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Linda Tackett of Shelby; 6 grandchildren: Paul Tackett of Bucyrus, Lane Shetler of Defiance, Lori Brooks, Lisa Clemons, Renee Stephens and Rebecca Tackett all of Shelby; 10 great grandchildren; a sister, Theda G. Tackett of St. Cloud, FL.

On April 25, 1942 , she married Delmes Tackett, and he preceded her in death on September 28, 1998. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Tackett in 1943; 2 brothers: Harold E. May in 1954 and Paul May in 1998; a sister Lois S. Gerrin in 1975; and 2 infant sisters: Lurleen and Alene May.

Calling hours will be Friday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM with her pastor Rev. Robert Becker officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.

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