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Shirley S. Pumphrey

November 27, 1950 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Shirley Pumphrey Obituary

Shirley Pumphrey, 73, passed away on February 12, 2024.  She was born November 27, 1950, in Clarksburg, West Virginia.  A lifelong learner and avid reader with the sharpest of memories, Shirley was a 1969 graduate of Green High School.  Shirley was retired from Windstream in Twinsburg.


Shirley had a profound love for professional sports, animals, especially frogs, her dog Bailey, her 2 cats, and her parakeet.  She was deeply religious, participating regularly in bible studies, and was a member of The Chapel in Green.  Shirley was a member of Eastern Star Legacy Chapter 596 and Nazir D.O.M.


Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Dora (Carsey) Pumphrey.  She is survived by her brother, Ed (Debra) Layman; best friend of 46 years, Dotty Ballard; nephew, Shawn; niece, Oliva; cousins, Frank Smith, Jr, Carol Carman, Sue (Windsor) Wilson, Chuck (Mary) Nida, Harry (Sue) Carsey, Lawrence Carsey, Rose Carsey, and David Pumphrey; and so many other loving family members that are too many to mention.


Shirley had a wonderful sense of humor and was so kindhearted.  She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.


A funeral service will be held at NOON on Monday, February 19, 2024, at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio 44319.  Family and friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 4 P.M. at the funeral home.  There will be an Eastern Star Service at 4 P.M.  A private family interment will take place at East Liberty Cemetery.  To leave a special message for the family, visit our website at


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February 18, 2024

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Service
February 19, 2024

12:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Private Interment

East Liberty Cemetery
740 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319


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