Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Barbara (Durkin) Whipple

Barbara Whipple, age 83, formerly of 101 Walnut Street, Shelby, Ohio died Sunday, May 17, 1998 in the Heritage Care Center after a short illness.

She was born September 1, 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of James George and Bertha (Eichorn) Durkin. Mrs. Whipple lived most of her life in Cleveland moving to Shelby in 1991 after living 17 years in Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of A.A.R.P. and Order Of Eastern Star Euclid City Chapter #556.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Whipple in 1991, two brothers, Clarence Durkin of Shelby, Ohio and James Durkin of Cleveland, Ohio. She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Whipple requested that she be cremated and her ashes be scattered at Whipple Point in The Painted Desert Of Tucson, Arizona.

Memorial expressions may be made to Shelby Little League in care of the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

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