Rochelle L. ‘Kitty’ Shipley, 89, was called home by her heavenly Father Tuesday, October 12, 2021, and her purpose was fulfilled.
Kitty was born August 6, 1932, in Morgantown, WV, daughter of the late Jess and Mary (O’Neal) Horner.
She married Roy E. Cole, lived in Newburg, WV, and together they had two children, Linda and Al.
Later in life, Kitty became Mrs. Bob Stutler moving to Weirton, WV, and then on to Columbus, OH where they became very devoted followers of Christ Jesus. They then moved to Newark, OH, where Kitty started teaching classes in church. She also joined the choir and the Faithful Christians. Kitty loved her family and helping point them to Jesus.
Kitty was widowed and later married Floyd E. Shipley moving to Zanesville, OH.
In addition to her parents, Kitty was preceded in death by her three husbands, granddaughter Deara, and grandson Brandon.
Kitty leaves behind her two children, Linda (Edgar ‘Ted’) Wilson of Weirton, WV, and Dennis ‘Al’ (Kim) Cole of Columbus, OH; two stepdaughters, Theresa (Randy) Small and Dianna Gutrdge, both of Frazeysburg, OH; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 16 from 10 am to 11 am followed by her funeral service at 11 am at the Word of Life Fellowship on Lovers Lane in Steubenville, OH. Pastor Gary Hallberg will officiate, and a private burial will take place in the Mon Valley Cemetery in Donora, PA.
Arrangements for Kitty are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH. www.jefosterfh.com
In lieu of flowers, Kitty’s family is requesting that you visit a Bible preaching church and give to their offering