2012-08-18 / Obituaries

Dorothy M. Shanks

Dorothy M. Shanks, 87, formerly of Baltimore, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012 at Lanfair Center.

Dorothy was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where she was a former Sunday School teacher, member of the United Methodist Women, and member of the Berean Sunday School Class.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Russell (Phyllis) Shanks, Jr.; daughters, Regina (Don) Bowen and Heidi Jo (David) Jenkins; 11 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her friends and family at Lanfair Center.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Russell Shanks in 1990; son, Charles “Butch” Shanks; granddaughter, Amy Shanks; parents, Charles and Bertha Golden; and 12 brothers and sisters.

Funeral service for Dorothy were held August 15, 2012, at Christ United Methodist Church, Baltimore, with Reverend Alice Wolfe officiating. Burial followed in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster.

Donations may be made to the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home for a memorial fund in Dorothy’s honor to bring joy and good deeds to other seniors in assisted living.

To send condolences and sign the online register, please visit: www.funeralhome.com

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