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Gwendolyn Emma (Harlan) Inlow

February 27, 1932 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 90)


Gwendolyn Emma (Harlan) Inlow, age 90, of Wilmington, passed away Monday April 18, 2022 at Ohio Living Cape May in Wilmington. She was born February 27, 1932 in Middletown, Ohio the daughter of the late Wilbur and Emma (Herring) Harlan. Gwendolyn was a lifelong member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Ohio - 21st District as well as being a Girl Scout leader in Blanchester. She was also a long-time member of Grace United Methodist Church in Blanchester and had more recently attended Bible Baptist Church in Wilmington until her health had declined. During her life she had worked as a law clerk in the Clinton County Law Library and was also employed at Dorsey's Drugstore in downtown Blanchester. She was a private, independent, and fun-loving person who loved her Friday afternoon therapy sessions at Divine Image Beauty Salon and spending her winters in Florida.  Gwendolyn enjoyed her home, camping and traveling. She loved and was loved by her family and her dog, Murphy, very much. She leaves behind three daughters, Debbie (Jerry) Rich of Burnside, Kentucky, Shelley (Tim) Cruea of Leesburg, Ohio, and Teresa (Jeff) Curry of Wilmington, Ohio; grandchildren, Brian (Karla) Ritt of Leesburg, Ohio, Corey (Beth) Rich of Tipp City, Ohio, Stephanie (Jeremy) Shaffer of Geneva on the Lake, Ohio, and Cassandra (Trey) Pauley of Marysville, Ohio; great-grandchildren, Kayla, Hana and Emma Ritt, Lily and Peyton Rich, Ethan, Josh and Marianna Shaffer, Jay, Aaron, Deacon and Luke Pauley; brothers, Dick Womack of Tarpon Springs, Florida and Bob Womack of Kingman, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her husband Lewis Inlow and by her parents, Wilbur and Emma Harlan. At Gwendolyn's request a private burial has taken place in Edwardsville Cemetery. Brown Funeral Home of Wilmington assisted the family. Memorial contributions in Gwendolyn's memory can be made to St Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. To leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.arehart-brown.com or visit our Facebook page, Brown Funeral Home.

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