Kelly Sue Eikleberry, 54, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Saturday, January 9, 2021.

She was born February 8, 1966 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of Sheila Darlene Buskirk (Mark) Braun of Columbus, Ohio and the late John Franklin Eikleberry.

Kelly was in customer service with the Health Plan, and a Christian by Faith. After 20 years in higher education she left to pursue her dream of running a bed and breakfast in Cape Cod, until she moved back to the local area to be near her family.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a sister, Darla (John) Thompson of Shadyside, Ohio; a brother, Keith “Timex” (Marissa) Eikleberry of Belmont, Ohio; two nieces, Hannah and Sarah Eikleberry; and her faithful dog companion, Dwyer.

She was preceded in death by her two loving dog companions, Smokey and Daisy.

Arrangements will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Belmont County Animal Rescue League by mail: 41981 National Road, Belmont, Ohio 43718; or by going to TMCFunding.com.

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