2008-06-21 / Obituaries

Klea S. McCully

Klea S. McCully, 47, of Columbus, passed away at her family's residence in Baltimore, on Sunday, June 15, 2008.

She left behind her loving sons, Luke Murphy and Clint Murphy; parents, Sally and Jerry Ayers; grandmother, Marjorie Wiley; brother, Kurt (Michelle) McCully; sisters, Kelly (Neil) Chesnut and Katie Ayers and Jim Ayers; nephews, Quinn Mc- Cully and Ray Chesnut; nieces, Jacqueline McCully and Gillian and Mary Chesnut; and an extended family consisting of numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends including special comrade, Thomas V. Brainard.

She was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Guy Wiley; paternal grandparents, Robert and Mattie McCully; father, Gerald McCully; infant Her infectious laugh and bright smile brought joy to all who knew her.

In 1972, Klea was the first girl to participate in the Soap Box Derby. She was a past Honored Queen of Job's Daughters in the Masonic Order. Her giving nature drove her to participate in working with the Children's Literacy Program of Franklin County, art volunteer for children at the homeless shelter, Meals on Wheels and the Buckeye Food Pantry and Columbus Art Festival. Klea's educational endeavors were numerous and varied. Most recently, she was an honors student at Ohio Dominican University pursuing her bachelor's degree after receiving her associate degree.

She was employed by Amtecko Industries as a sales support coordinator. Prior to this, she was employed by The Strategy Network and HER Realtors.

A celebration of Klea's life will take place at Trinity United Church of Christ, 105 N. High St., Baltimore, followed by a celebration of Klea's life at 1745 Basil- Western Road in Baltimore.

Letters of condolence can be sent to Rodman Funeral Service at P.O. Box 217, Baltimore, OH, 43105.

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