EAST PALESTINE - Shirley M. Todd, 82, of West High Street, passed away at 12:25 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boardman Campus, where she had been a patient.
Shirley was born August 15, 1929 in New Galilee, Pa., a daughter of the late Cornelius and Lola Esther Thompson Dodds, and had resided in East Palestine since 1955. Prior to her marriage she had been employed with Stanley Studios in Beaver Falls, Pa.
She was a member of First Church of Christ, Order of Eastern Star No. 381 and East Palestine Garden Club.
Shirley was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy W. Dodds.
A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she is survived by her husband, Waymon Todd, whom she married Mary 30, 1951; a daughter, Sandra Todd Kays, Cincinnati; and a son, Derek (Cherie) Todd, Aurora, Co. She also leaves three grandchildren, Alexander Kays, Baltimore, Md., Victoria Kays, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Adam Todd, Denver; and two great-grandchildren, Arianna and Trinity Todd.
The family will receive friends at Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford.