COSHOCTON — Mollie Lorene Shrimplin, 79, a resident of Windsorwood Place, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Boone, N.C., to the late Howard Homer and Pearl Inez (Cuddy) Brown. She married Gerald E. “Jerry” Shrimplin on March 30, 1956, who preceded her in death May 5, 1991. She was a 1956 graduate of Fresno High School. She was a former employee of Kenyon College, where she worked in food service; the former Cooper Energy Services in Mount Vernon, where she worked in the Entronics Department; and the Ohio Developmental Center, where she worked in food service. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in West Lafayette, a former member of the Mount Vernon First Baptist Church, and a former member of the Danville Card Club. She was a volunteer for Red Cross blood drives, Knox Community Hospital, and was a Pink Lady at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. She was also a former Girl Scout Troop Leader in Danville. Her interests included baking, sewing, baseball and basketball. Go Buckeyes!
She is survived by a daughter, Jacque (Scott) Black of Greenville, S.C.; a son, Jeff (Gina Garry) Shrimplin of Mount Vernon; three granddaughters, Marissa and Cecily Black of Greenville, S.C., and Makenna Shrimplin of Mount Vernon; two grandsons, Bryce Black of Greenville, S.C., and Nicholas Garry of Mount Vernon; three sisters; Jean Miller of Coshocton, Kathy Price and Patty Boyd, both of Lockbourne; three brothers, Bill (Betty) Brown and Bryan (Brenda) Brown, both of West Lafayette, and Jack (Marie) Brown of Pomfret, Md.; a sister-in-law, Linda Brown of West Lafayette; a brother-in-law, Bob Kobel of Coshocton; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mozelle Kobel; and a brother, James “Buck” Brown.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw, with Pastor Dave Kraft officiating. Burial will follow in Valley View Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to service time on Monday at the funeral home. Visit http://www.fischerfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of West Lafayette, 688 E. Main St., West Lafayette, OH 43845. Lorene’s family would like to extend a special thanks to all of her friends and staff at Windsorwood Place, including Mary Anne Roller.
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