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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