SEBRING - Doris Irene VanKirk, 94, of Salem, died Tuesday at Essex III of Salem.
Doris was born in New Martinsville, W. Va. on May 6, 1918, the daughter of the late Charles and Daisy Loveall Shutler.
She worked in the Royal China pottery. Mrs. VanKirk was a member of the Alliance Church of the Nazarene, Sweet Adelines.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Donald F. Van Kirk whom she married June 17, 1961; two daughters, Cathy Seacrist of Alliance and Brenda Caroll of Arizona; a son, John Wilson of Beloit; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with Glenn Davidson officiating. Friends may call the hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alliance Church of the Nazarene 1345 S. Arch Ave. Alliance, Ohio 44601. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.