Caralou Kershner (6/13/2018)
Friday, June 15, 2018
4:00 until 7:00 PM
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home
Caralou Kershner Mitchell, 90, of Perrysville, died Wednesday morning, June 13, 2018 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville after a short illness. Caralou was born August 29, 1927 in Vermillion Township, Ashland County, the daughter of the late Lester and Bertha (Whittemire) Kershner. She was a Perrysville area resident most of her life and a 1945 graduate of Perrysville High School. When her children were young she was a Cub Scout, Brownie, and 4-H Leader. Caralou was a 15-year employee of June’s Crown House Gift Shop in Ashland, retiring in 1984. After her retirement, she and her late husband took many trips with the grandchildren and was active in area craft shows. She was the designer for the official Ashland County flag. Caralou was a member of the Perrysville Baptist Church and a former member of the Perrysville Dandi-Lions. On March 17, 1946 she married Dean L. Mitchell and he died in 2002. She was dearly loved and devoted to the ‘togetherness’ of her family.
She is survived by five grandchildren: Melisa (Clay) Swainhart of Lucas, Lonny Mitchell of Mansfield, Amy (Curt) Parrish of Lucas, Tom Carnes and Don Carnes, both of Mansfield; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, John Ross of Perrysville; a daughter-in-law, Barb Mitchell of Mansfield; brother-in-law, Ray Mitchell; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter, Sharon Ross in 2001; her son, Lanny Mitchell in 2004; a sister, Nellie Gongwer; and two brothers: Kenneth and Robert Kershner.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 16 at 10:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville with Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Friday evening from 4-7 PM in Lindsey Funeral Home. Memorials contributions may be given to Perrysville Baptist Church, c/o Naomi Smart, 172 E. Third Street, Perrysville, OH 44864 or Perrysville Firefighters Assoc., 181 E. Third Street, Perrysville, OH 44864.
Listed by last name, alphabetically:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Brown, Jane (6/2/2018)
Cates, F. Marvin (6/16/2018)
Griebling, Ruth Ann Neer (6/16/2018)
Heller, William A. (6/6/2018)
Mitchell, Caralou Kershner (6/13/2018)
Miller, Regina E. (6/14/2018)
Payne, Anne A. (6/10/2018)
Rhodes, Jennette I. DeLong (6/1/2018)
Stamen, Janice D. (6/3/2018)
Stitzlein, John W. (6/16/2018)
Wilson, Eureta I. (6/14/2018)
Zody, Marion P. (5/27/2018)