2007-07-07 / Obituaries

Shirley J. Camp

A funeral service for Shirley J. Camp, age 79, of Hebron, was held on July 2, 2007, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Wes Humble officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Newark Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Camp died June 28, 2007, following a long illness and a brief stay at Arlington Care Center. She was born April 8, 1928, in Newark to the late Theodore Shibler and the late Thelma (Sprouse) Hughes.

Shirley was born and raised in Ohio. The love of Shirley's life was her family. She enjoyed ceramics and painted beautifully. Her love for her hobby was shown through each piece that she painted. Shirley was a wonderful babysitter. Her soft and gently ways touched many children's lives.

She will be missed greatly by her husband of sixty-one years, Robert N. Camp, Sr.; son, Robert N. (Patty) Camp, Jr. of Frazeysburg; grandson, Brent Robert Camp of Newark; great-grandson, Devin Matthew Camp; sisters, Patricia A. Thomas and Donna Hoover, both of Newark; brother, Donald E. (Jenna) Hughes of Granville; sister-in-law, Ruth E. Hughes; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shelley Rene' Camp; two brothers, Robert L. Hughes and Ronald Van Buren Hughes; and a sister, Darlene Frances Hughes Stewart.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road SE, Newark, OH 43055.

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