Shirley Wehr


Shirley F. Wehr, 71, of Barnesville, Ohio died Saturday, February 7, 2009 at Barnesville Hospital. She was born April 13, 1937 in Barnesville, a daughter of the late James Thompson and Lola Yarnell Thompson.

Shirley was a homemaker, a member of the Mr. Olivett United Methodist Church, a volunteer with the meals on wheels program, and St. Vincents of Barnesville, a member of the Barnesville Senior Citizens Center. Shirley and Jim were big fans of the Wheeling Nailers.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Harold (Jim) Wehr on February 5, 2009; sisters, Louise McFarlane and Norma Hall; brothers James and Dwight Thompson.

Surviving are a son Brian of the home; a sister Esther (Bill) Lashley of Kennonsburg; brothers Dean (Judy) Thompson of Canton, and Dick (Jeanette) Thompson of Massillon, Ohio.

Friends were received Tuesday, February 10 at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 702 East Main St., Barnesville, Ohio where services are to be held today, February 11 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Theresa Bobot officiating, burial in Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the 3Cs Cancer Support Group 236 Morgantown Ave., Barnesville, Ohio 43713