Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Dorothy A. (Spangler) McKinney

Dorothy A. McKinney, age 85, of Shelby died unexpectedly at her home on Friday, November 22, 2013.

Dorothy was born August 5, 1928 in Shelby the daughter of the late Robert M. and Caroline (Kurtzman) Spangler. A 1946 graduate of Shelby High School, she was a homemaker and had been employed at the Shelby Sales Book, Peoples Store and Lemmerman’s Drug Store. In addition to that, Dorothy babysat and cared for numerous children over the years. She was a member of the Richland County Fair Board Auxiliary.

She is survived by 3 sons: Michael E. McKinney, John S. McKinney and Robert “Marty” McKinney; 3 daughters-in-law: Pamela K., Shannon, and Christine “Tina”; 4 grandchildren: Jennifer, Katie, Annie, and Megan McKinney; a step grandson: Ryan Curren and his daughter, Hannah; a son-in-law: Pete Clark; a sister-in-law: Catherine “Katie” Spangler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Ralph E. McKinney in 2012; Daughter: Jean Clark; Granddaughter: Tracy Clark; 4 brothers: John, Robert, Francis, and Leo Spangler; 2 sisters: Elfreda Beimler and Catherine Beltz.

Family and friends are welcome on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10 AM conducted by Deacon Steven C. Keller. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Tom Adams says:

    So sorry for the loss of your mom.

  2. Fred Sheridan says:

    Marty, John and Mike, I’m truly sorry for the loss of your Mom.

  3. Valerie Kurtzman Brown says:

    To the family, Dorothy was a lovely lady. My sincerest sympathy to you all.

  4. Danny/Pam (Poffenbaugh) Lauer says:

    Marty and family. I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Marti Smith says:

    I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I sure have some wonderful memories of time spent at your house. Your folks were great and put up with our nonsense with grace (even when they probably wanted to take us all to the woodshed!). My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hugs…. Marti

  6. Todd & Colette Dunn says:

    Marty & family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We will be keeping your family in our thoughts & prayers.

  7. Stacy and Jane Chew says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Mom and I used to love visiting the house and Dorothy never failed to pull out the most embarrassing photos! She will be greatly missed.

  8. Danny & Nancy (Spangler) Cains says:

    John, I was so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was the nicest lady. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Ann Imhoff says:

    Marty and family
    I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. She was such a sweet lady.
    Our prayers are with you.
    Ann Imhoff and family

  10. The Gordon Family says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts & prayers. May the holiday season help you celebrate her life with fond memories & bring peace to the family. With Our Sympathy ~~~<€
    Patrick & Zanne Gordon
    Zandy & Cody

  11. Sid and Brenda Fields says:

    Marty ,Chris and family,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. We will say a prayer for you and you family. May you find some peace in the memories that you have.

    Brenda and Sid Fields and family

  12. Barb Crundwell says:

    Dear Pam and Jenny I know how you cared for Dorothy for so many years taking her to the store and any were else she needed to go. The thing that came to mind was how I could never get her name right. I know we had some laughs over that she was a very sweet lady. Always willing to help she will be missed by all. Know that you all are in my prayers. And I am thinking about you.

  13. Kim & June Heuberger says:

    Marty, Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family in the loss of your mother!

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