Dolores A. (Ackerman) Kemp, age 72 went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday morning, February 1, 2012 at her residence in Morgantown.
She was born August 18, 1939 in Indianapolis and was a 1957 graduate of Helmsburg High School in Brown County. She married her loving and devoted husband of 48 years, Richard L. Kemp on October 1, 1963 in Martinsville. He survives.
Dolores was a homemaker, 47 year member of the Morgantown Baptist Church and a former member of the Indiana American War Mothers. She enjoyed baking, flower gardening, playing on her computer and reading her Bible. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her two grandchildren. Dolores also enjoyed feeding the hummingbirds.
Dolores is survived by her daughter: Michelle (husband, Phillip) Armstrong of Morgantown; two sons: Henry E. Kemp of Columbia, TN & Trent M. (wife, Cindy) Kemp of Millbrook, AL. She will be remembered by her siblings: Reena (husband, Pete) Oltman of Columbus & Kay (husband, Don) Pruitt of Winter Park, FL, Charles & Dale Runner; two grandchildren: Mia Kemp of Atlanta, GA & Jason Kemp of Jacksonville, FL and a daughter in law: Rebecca Kemp of Columbus.
She was preceded in death by her mother: Dorothy A. Ackerman; grandparents: Raymond & Anna Ackerman; and one brother: Joe Nicholson.
The Rev. Ben Swopes will conduct a funeral service 10 am Saturday at the Morgantown Baptist Church, 109 E. Elm St. in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Friday at the church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery inMorgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Dolores to The Gideon Memorial Bible Program, PO Box 1189, Martinsville, IN 46151.
Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670