Obituary for Dolores A (Ackerman) Kemp

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Dolores A (Ackerman) Kemp

August 18, 1939 - February 1, 2012

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

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: August 18, 1939
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Debbie (Ackerman) Fishel posted on 1/1/00

I'm gonna miss my e-mail buddy and her wonderful smile. I know you all will miss her terribly. What a trooper!!


Becky Jacobs-Waltz posted on 1/1/00

Eddie and Family, I am so sorry to hear the loss of your mother. I will be praying for each of you and hope you find comfort knowing she is in a better place. God Bless you all Becky Waltz


Ming Chuang posted on 1/1/00

Dearest family of "grandma" Kemp, you all are in my thoughts during this sad time. Please accept my most genuine condolence and please pardon me for not being able to come in person to pay my respects. Even though I only met her a short time ago, grandma treated me like family & that is a wonderful thing I will not forget. Every time I visit, there was always a smiling face at the door & an offering of some sort of delicious baked goods after supper-which is what a visit to grandma's house suppose to be like! I did not know my own grandparents well, but grandma Kemp was a great substitute. I was priviledged to know her. She will be missed. with my deepest condolences, ming


Kay Pruitt posted on 1/1/00

Dear sweet Dolores, my big sister. I will truly miss you - you will always have a special place in my heart. So many memories of you when we were kids.


Kay Pruitt posted on 1/1/00

So many memories - happy ones and sad ones - of times spent with my big sister. I'll truly miss you. My heart has a special place for you - always. Love you .... Kay