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Ethel E. (White) Kerwood

December 7, 1941 ~ May 25, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Ethel Kerwood Obituary

Ethel E. White Kerwood, 81, of Brilliant, OH, passed away Thursday May 25, 2023 at home.

She was born December 7, 1941 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Augustus B. “AB” and Ada D. (Dickson) White. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William F. Kerwood; four brothers, Conrad, Ronald “Klondike”, Terry and Joel White; and three sisters, Lois Martino, Carole Roland and Janet Matthews.

Ethel was a shoe salesman at the former Denmark Department Store in Steubenville, OH. She also worked at the former Gram’s Kitchen in Brilliant and the former Jaggin Around in Steubenville. Ethel was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church; graduated from Brilliant High School in 1961; used to bowl in a league; and was in the PTA when her daughter Amber was in school.

Surviving are her daughter, Amber Ellis and her wife, Brooklyn Skylar of Brilliant, OH; a granddaughter, Britanie Oliver of Brilliant, OH; a brother, Joseph “Jody” White of Brilliant, OH; and a sister, Dolores Harvey of Michigan.

There will be a luncheon to celebrate her life at the Harmony Methodist Church, 2119 Commercial St., Mingo Junction, OH on Monday June 5, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. with words of remembrance by Pastor Sam Davis. Private burial at New Alexandria Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Home, Brilliant. 

Memorial contributions may be directed in her memory to Harmony Methodist Church, 2119 Commercial St., Mingo Junction, OH 43938.

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June 5, 2023

2:00 PM
Harmony Church of Mingo Junction
2119 Commercial Ave.
Mingo Junction, OH 43938


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