Nancy Lorena Kemp

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January 31, 1933 - June 3, 2024

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Monday, June10th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home


Tuesday, June 11th at 10:00 a.m. at Moreland Funeral Home


Blendon Central Cemetery

Nancy L. Kemp, age 91, of Columbus, OH, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Savior on June 3, 2024 at home. She was born on January 31, 1933 in Columbus, OH, the daughter of Cecil and Madge (Ball) Shannon. She graduated from Mifflin High School in 1951. She was a member of Blendon Community Fellowship Church. She worked for the Columbus Public Schools as a cook. She was a homemaker with a heart quietly devoted to God and family. She loved to read, do genealogy, quilting, work in her flower gardens, arts and crafts.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Dale Kemp; parents, Cecil and Madge Shannon; brothers, Leroy Shannon, Tom Shannon; sisters, Betty Pack, Geneva Duke and Karen Ryan and her beloved grandson, Adam Kemp. She is survived by her children; daughter, Peggy (Kemp) Cooper, of Dublin, OH, and her son, Allen Kemp of Lewis Cener, OH; brother, Ed Shannon of Reynoldsburg, OH; 5 grandchildren, Angela Cooper, Sarah (Cooper) and Brett Karpowicz, and Andrew and Stephanie Cooper, Erica (Kemp) and Matthew Warren, and Tina (Kemp) and Mitch Adams, and 13 great grandchildren, as well as her many nieces and nephews, extended family members and friends.

The family will receive friends and family on Monday, June 10th from 2-4 and 6-8 at Moreland Funeral Home. 55 E. Schrock Rd, Westerville, OH, where a service will be held at 10:00 on Tuesday, June 11th with Pastor David A. Hedrick officiating. Interment will follow at Blendon Central Cemetery, 6350 Hempstead Rd., Westerville, OH

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Hospital ( or to the charity of your choice.


Jeffrey - Jun 10, 2024

Aunt Nancy was my favorite aunt. When my dad died when I was 5 years old. My mom remarried and kept us away from the Kemp side of the family. They would go on vacations without the kids. We would get shipped off to other family members. Several summers we stayed at our grand parents. My grandma Betty would sneak us over to see Aunt Nancy, Uncle Dale Peggy and Allen. I felt more at home with them than I did in our own house. They were all so great to us. I will miss not being able to see her. I will never forget how wonderful she is.

Sheryl Miller - Jun 7, 2024

June 7, 2024 We were so sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. She was a very special cousin, and backbone of our family reunions for so many years! I don't recall ever seeing Nancy without that beautiful, welcoming smile of hers! She had a heart of gold; & spent her life serving God and helping others. Nancy was truly a blessing to everyone who had the privilege of knowing her; & she will be greatly missed. With our love and sympathy, Jim, Sue, Sheryl, & all the family of John & Opal Clark

Tom and Kris Shannon - Jun 6, 2024

We were so saddened to hear of Aunt Nancy's passing. She was a kind woman, full of love for her family. She will be missed.

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