Kathleen Church

Obituary of Kathleen Church


Kathleen E. Church, 93, of Bethesda, Ohio, died on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Barnesville Hospital.  Born January 1, 1924 in Belmont, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Russell L. Conley and Bessie L. Tucker Conley.

She spent her life farming and enjoyed cooking and baking, both at which she was awesome at doing.  Even at the age of 93, she had an amazing mind and could recall details, some of which were very intricate and surprising to everyone.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Austin Church; son, Thomas Church; and daughter, Janice Kuzio.

Kathleen is survived by her daughter, Louise Grimwood of Bethesda, Ohio; grandchildren, Richard Hayes, Tammy Hayes, Robert (Stephanie) Hayes, Thomas Church, Jr.; and great-grandchildren, Victoria Grimwood, Drake Grimwood, and Austin Hayes.  Touching the lives of all who knew her, she will be truly missed.

Honoring Kathleen’s wishes, there will be no visitation.  A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, 10 a.m., Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda, Ohio.

The family has entrusted Kathleen’s arrangements with Patron Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido, Bethesda, Ohio.

Those wishing to share a fond memory or their condolences, please visit: kellykempbraidopatronfuneralhomes.com.