Zella McLemore

August 25, 1935 ~ April 27, 2019 (age 83)


Zella McLemore, 83, passed away April 27, 2019, at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation following a brief illness. Her youngest daughter, Robin Ragsdale, who lived with her passed away on May 6, 2019. A memorial service was held on June 22, 2019 at the Kenny family plot at Woodlawn Cemetary in Houston, TX. She leaves behind her oldest daughter, Sherry Dzierzanski and husband Danny Dzierzanski, who reside in Ravenswood, WV, her two granddaughters, Jennifer Shumate and Dr. Rebecca Day, their husbands, Dr. Dana Shumate and Jeremy Day, her six great grandchildren, Ethan, Reagan, and Preston Shumate, and Maria, Matthew, and Lucas Day, and niece, Janet Flynn. She was born August 25, 1935, to parents Walter Irving and Henrietta Kenny, in Houston, TX. She graduated from Reagan High School in 1952. She was an executive secretary at Daniel Industries on Katy Freeway in Houston before moving to the Texas Hill Country around 1991 where she started following her dream of painting. She also had hobbies of reading and bowling, but her main passion was in art. She attended art classes in Houston and began teaching her own classes in Tarpley, TX and next in Kerrville, TX. She felt her love of art was a gift from God. Condolences may be sent to 1245 Park Ave., Ravenswood, WV 2616 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Zella McLemore please visit our Sympathy Store.

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