Ardith E. Shultz (July 20, 1927 – August 2, 2011)

Ardith E. Shultz, of Zanesville, died at 11:25 P.M. Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Adams Lane Care Center, Zanesville. She was born July 20, 1927, in Marietta, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert B. and Alta Benjamin Hill. She retired from Bethesda Hospital in the Housekeeping Department.

Surviving are a daughter, Kristy Moore of Zanesville; two sons, Terry Murphy of Zanesville and Phillip Murphy of Mansfield; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and a sister, Eunice Browning of Zanesville.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Phillip M. Murphy; two daughters, Kathleen Murphy and Carol Starkey; three brothers; and one sister.

No calling hours will be observed. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2011 at Zanesville Memorial Park with Rev. William Blair officiating. Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville entrusted with all arrangements.

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