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Dorothea Jean "Dottie" Davis
Dorothea Jean OhioStateDorothea Jean "Dottie" Davis, 87 of Richwood, died peacefully Sunday morning, January 31, 2016 at her home.  She was born May 9, 1928 in Richwood to the late Dwight Thomas and Agnes Mae (Thompson) McElroy.

On June 8, 1947 she married Charles W. “Bill” Davis in the Richwood First Baptist Church and he died June 4, 2006.  She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Wilton and James McElroy and a great-grandson, Lucas Sharp.

A 1946 graduate of Richwood High School, she was a member of the Richwood First Baptist Church.  She worked at Marblcast for 11 years and she and her husband, Bill had owned D & B Laundromat.  Dottie was a charter member of the Richwood Volunteer Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary.  She loved planting flowers, walking her dog and cheering the Buckeyes.

She is survived by her best friend and canine companion, Lucy Davis; her six children, Kathie (Donnie) Pfister, Northfield; Billie (Paul) Jordan, Richwood; Steven (Carissa) Davis, Richwood; Lisa (Gary) Kellogg, Prospect; James (Ashley) Davis, Bellefontaine; Amy (Sherry) Davis of Columbus; fourteen grand-children, Wendy Graham, Eric Mannasmith, Scott Jordan, Paula Parker, Christa Williams, Cory Davis, Fred Davis, Etta Jean Davis, Aunalee Kellogg, Jessica Schindewolf, Rachel Sharp, Joe Davis, Abby Beaulieu, Brooklyn Davis; twenty-four great-grandchildren Stacey Jolley, Erica Pettry, Austin Mannasmith, Alec Mannasmith, Natasha Bower, Vince Parker, Devin Parker, Alan-Michael Jordan, Hayden Jordan, Morgan Parker, Jordan Parker, Kinsey Burkard, Kylee Burkard, Logan Williams, Nevaeh Phillips, Maeve Davis, Preston Davis, Gabe Davis, Charlie Davis, Cameron Schindewolf, Peyton Schindewolf, Ellie Sharp, Gideon Sharp, Sean Beaulieu, ten great-great-grandchildren Izzy Pfister, Christjin Rodgers, Cyruss Jolley, Lucy Jolley, Darianna DeFlores, Taliya DeFlores, Lucas Bower, Lilly Bower, Landon Bower, Brailey Anderson; a brother, Ernie McElroy, Richwood; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood with Pastor Josh Hause officiating.  Burial will follow in Claibourne Cemetery.  Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home in Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be made to Northern Union County Fire and EMS Assn., 602 North Franklin Street, Richwood, Ohio 43344, the Union County Humane Society, 16540 County Home Road, Marysville, OH 43040, or Loving Care Hospice, P. O. Box 613
Marysville, OH 43040.

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#1 from: Angela Phipps
Mt Victory
Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 8:33 PM

Billie, Steve, Lisa sorry to hear the passing of your mom such a nice lady...cherish the memories and she will be with you forever....god be with all of you at this difficult time

#2 from: johna nibert
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 11:50 AM

Kathy,Billie,Steve,Lisa,JD,Amy and your family. So sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you and prayers to all. We can remember all the good times we had. Nothing beats the times on Beatty with our family's Love to all of you
          Bill and Johna

#3 from: Ralph and Marlene Stidham
Homosassa, Florida
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 1:09 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. She was a very special person and we know how deeply she will be missed.

#4 from: Walt, Allison & Sam Hamilton
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 2:40 PM

Thoughts and prayers to the whole family. May memories bring you peace and comfort at this time of loss.

#5 from: Colleen Fiant
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 3:11 PM

So very sorry about the loss of your Mom...will keep all your family in prayer for peace.

#6 from: MaryAnn and Terry Patton
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 5:17 PM

Hugs and prayers for all of your families at this time for you. Richwood has lost a respected and lovely lady.  She always had a smile for everyone.  

#7 from: Kay coder
Marion Ohio
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 6:18 PM

John and I are sorry for your loss.I go back a long ways with the McElroy Family and after Dottie married Bill everyone new who "Dottie Bill were.Great memories and someone nice to know.

#8 from: Connie Jordan Hill
Nashville, TN
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 6:27 PM

Dottie was such a good friend of my Aunt, Janis Patrick Welsh, and she was a part of my "growing up" through my aunt. I have fond memories of her and Richwood and I know she will be missed by so many.  My condolences to the family.

#9 from: Dan and Mary Bowers
Cardington Ohio
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 6:38 PM

Condolences to the family and you are in our thoughts and prayers

Because He Lives

Dan and Mary Bowers

#10 from: kim ransome
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 6:47 PM

Sending my deepest condolences to all the family,
Kim Ransome

#11 from: Peg Gray
Ruskin Florida
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 7:24 PM

To the family of Dottie Davis, I am so sorry for your loss. I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers in the days and weeks ahead. May God bless you with His peace and comfort.

#12 from: Nancy Pacha-Virgil Hoffman
Delaware, Oh.
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 7:31 PM

To all of the Davis Family please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Dottie was a very special lady who never knew a stranger and she will be so missed by all who knew her .
RIP Dottie!!


#13 from: Rick & Julie Ross
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 9:07 PM

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Dottie. The entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.

#14 from: Judy Nickel
Richwood, Ohio
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 10:14 PM

To all of the family,  So sorry for the loss of your precious Mother, Grandmother, friend, Aunt, and teacher and many other wonderful things to all who loved her.  Praying for your whole family and may God give you comfort and understanding!  God Bless!

#15 from: Karen Elaine Landon
Byhalia& Ft.Pierce Fl.
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 10:21 PM

 Davis Family,
   May you find comfort in the many special memories of the one you loved so much. With deepest sympathy.

#16 from: SanDee Tidd
Richwood, Ohio
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 9:22 AM

Prayers & love to the Davis family as you go through this difficult time of losing your loved one! She was a lovely lady & was very happy to know her & Bill! May you all be Blessed with great memories!

#17 from: SportsMedicine Grant
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 9:43 AM

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother Dottie. You are in all of our thoughts and prayers. We are thinking of you and your family in this tough time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.

#18 from: Adam
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 9:44 AM

Thoughts and prayers for your families!

#19 from: Rosemary W.Taylor/Nicholas Taylor
Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 1:42 PM

Our words of sympathy and prayers are with you.  May your cherished memories heal your tears and be a comfort to you forever.


                Rosemary Taylor and Nick

#20 from: Brent & Kim Chapman
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 1:50 PM

Our deepest heartfelt sympathies on the passing of Dottie.  She was a wonderful lady and will be greatly missed.

#21 from: Terry and Barb Kemp
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 1:52 PM

We are so sorry to hear of Dotties passing. We have you all in our hearts and prayers.

#22 from: Zeke and Judy Riedmiller
Columbus, Ohio
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 2:18 PM

So sorry to hear this. Deepest sympathy and condolences. The dear high school friends are now reunited.

#23 from: Harley and Charlene Jolliff
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 6:15 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

#24 from: Lisa Cramer
Pompano Beach Fl
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 7:34 PM

The Davis Family is in our hearts & prayers. Abby- may your grandmother Rest in Peace.

#25 from: pat kyle beatley
russells point
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 12:03 AM

I am so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing.   I'm sure Bill was there to greet her when she arrived at the pearly gates.  I know she Will be missed.

#26 from: GARY,NIBERT
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 9:19 AM


#27 from: Ben and Peggy Simmons
Marion, ohio
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 10:49 AM

We were so sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with all of you. Ben and Peggy Simmons

#28 from: Becky Ballinger
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 11:37 AM

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Cherish the memories. Thoughts and prayers to the whole family.

#29 from: Virg and Jani Rankin
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 4:28 PM

So sorry to hear about you Mom.  Dottie was a special lady.  Our thought and prayers are with you.

#30 from: Tonya Payne
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 4:39 PM

Kathy- I'm sorry for your loss.  I know it's so hard when someone you love does.  I hope you know you have lots of friends remembering you in thought and prayer and that really helps!  Rest in peace, Dottie.

#31 from: Kevin Hook
Prospect Ohio
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 5:51 PM

Prayer go out to all the family member. Sorry for lost of your Mother.

#32 from: Doris and Richard Griffith
Wauchula, Florida
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 8:13 PM

To all the Davis family,  We send our sympathy and love to each of you.  Dottie was a fun-loving lady who loved all her family well.  Enjoy the memories!

#33 from: Mark ad Rhonda kennison
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 5:37 AM

We will be truly missed. Our thoughts go out to her family.  Had a lot of fond memories. She was loved by all.

#34 from: Fritz  Arlene Blue
154 S.Franklin Street Richwood,OH
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 10:40 AM

Dear Kathy & family

So soryy to hear of your Mom"s death. Now you kids are the family.They passe the wand down to you all. God Bless you all.

#35 from: Mabel Reece
Haines City, Florida
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 11:10 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.  It was a pleasure to watch our children grow up together.  I'll always treasure the memories we shared.

#36 from: Ted and Susie Kavanagh
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 4:49 PM

Thoughts and prayers to all of you at this difficult time. Richwood lost a special lady and she will be missed by many.

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