Pamela Dunlap


SHERWOOD -- Pamela L. Dunlap, 56, of Sherwood, Ohio, died at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2012, after a brief fight with lung cancer, surrounded by her loving family at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she had been a patient.

Pam was a 1974 graduate of Fairview High School and earned a degree certificate in dog grooming from Penn-Foster Career School. She was the quality control coordinator for CK Technologies and had been a long-time Mary Kay representative. Along with her daughter and husband, she was an owner of the Mud Creek Dairy Goat Herd. Her herd has won many local, state and national level shows. She was an integral part of winning the 2010 Supreme Doe of Show at the North American International show in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a member of the Ney Church of God, the Order of the Eastern Star, American Dairy Goat Association, Tri-State Dairy Goat Association and the National Pigeon Association. She was an avid animal lover, owning many horses, dogs and cats.

Born August 19, 1956, in Bryan, Ohio, she was the daughter of Jerry L. and Donave J. (Gericke) Johnson. She married Robert K. Dunlap on June 29, 2002, at the Ney Church of God and he survives.

Also surviving are her daughter, Erin (Ryan) Jacob, of Defiance; her son, Keith (Amy) Dunlap, of Mark Center, Ohio; three granddaughters, Molly Jacob, Miranda Dunlap and Mariah Dunlap; her mother, Donave (Charles) Francis, of Bryan; two brothers, Michael (Cheryl) Johnson of Hamilton Lake, Indiana, and Timothy (Terri) Johnson of Sherwood; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Jerry L. Johnson.

Funeral services for Pam Dunlap will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan, Ohio, with Pastor Doug Nolt officiating. Burial will follow in Sherwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, from 2-8 p.m. at the Krill Funeral Home, Bryan, Ohio.

Memorial donations are requested to the Williams or Defiance county animal shelters. To sign the online register or to send condolences, please visit

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