Created on Saturday, 23 February 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Rita J. Scurlock, 52, of Sidney, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at her home. She was born in Bellefontaine on Jan. 3, 1961, to the late Fred and Mary Jane Harper Hughes.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary (Shawn Martin) Scurlock of Lima and Patricia (Marcus) St. Clair of Bellefontaine; seven grandchildren, Keyara, Robert, Roderick, D’Ante, Ellise, Tavien and Reign; four sisters, Annette of Las Vegas, Nev., Mary of Bellefontaine, Patricia of Lima and Cheryl of Findlay; two brothers, Charles and Christopher (Mollie), both of Bellefontaine; a stepsister Shelly of Delaware, Ohio; a stepbrother Fred Jr. of Delaware, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Leslie Mitchell and a brother, Anthony.
She had worked as a nurse’s aide at Logan Acres and was a member of the Sidney Baptist Church. She walked at Relay For Life events as a cancer survivor. She enjoyed cooking, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Pastor Dave Moran officiates a funeral at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine, where visitation is one hour prior. Burial is n Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Rita’s memory in care of the family. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.