Delores Allender Scipio, 78, of Zanesville, Ohio died at 1:27 a.m. Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Autumn Health Care, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Tuesday, June 24, 1930, in Barnett Ridge, the daughter of Emory and Pearl Barnett Allender. She was a member of Baker Street Church of God. Delores was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother.
Delores is survived by her husband, Walter J. Scipio, whom she marred in 1948; seven children, Ron (Lynetta) Scipio and Doug Scipio of Zanesville, Faith Scipio of Baltimore, Md., Rosanna Scipio of Canton, Carla (Kenny) Burke, Randy Scipio and Paula Scipio of Zanesville; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Retha Green of Canton, two brothers, Kermit Allender of Canton and Jackie Allender of Barnett Ridge; and many nieces and nephews including a special niece, Linda Lou Harris.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother and five sisters, Emma Rogers, Maxine Mayle, Joseline Ramsey, Margaret Riberio, Nellie Turner and David Allender.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today July 15, at The Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. and one hour prior to funeral services at the church.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Baker Street Church of God, with the Rev. Josephine Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Zanesville.