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Delores Fern Gilpin

Delores Fern Gilpin, 75, of Sciotoville went to be with the Lord on Friday November 26, 2021 at the home of her daughter Jeanie. She was born December 9, 1945 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Garrett and Edna Eileen (Perkins) King. Delores was a former cook at Concord Nursing Home. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, spending time with her grandchildren and really loved spending Christmas with her family.

Delores is survived by a son, George (Angela) McCain of Wheelersburg; daughters, Cheryl (Ronald) Sims of Wheelersburg, Diane (Jaime) Vendera of Franklin Furnace and Jeanie (James) Picklesimer of Lucasville; brothers, Dale King of Huntington, WV, Dennis King of Lucasville, Roy (Bev) King, Tom King both of Portsmouth and Dickie Kennison who was raised as a brother; sisters, Vickie (Don) Toms of Lucasville and Joy (Larry) Hemby of Florida; 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a very special friend, Donna Arthur.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Gilpin; brothers, Gary, Garrett Jr, Jim, Bruce, Mark, Charley and John Stiltner.

To our Hospice team, our family is grateful for your loving care to our mother and support to our family. THANK YOU.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday December 1, 2021 at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME (Wolfe Nelson Chapel) in Sciotoville with Pastor Brian Holbrook officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12 Noon to 1 PM at the funeral home.
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