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Dortha Lee “Dot” Carroll

Dortha Lee “Dot” Carroll, 85, of Glenford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at her daughter (Angelia’s) residence surrounded by her loving family. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. Dot was born May 26, 1933 in Buckhannon, WV, to the late John R. and Elizabeth T. (Sims) Lane. She was a 60-year member of Hopewell United Methodist Church of Glenford and loved her church family. In her earlier years, she sang in the choir, was active in Hopewell Women’s Society, assisted in organizing the ice cream social and worked as custodian. During the past few years, Dot obtained the monthly greeters and was a member of HUMC Nurture and Nominations Committee. She recently assisted with reviving the monthly potluck dinners after church. She also loved her dog Mollie, babysitting, working her flower beds, gardening, entertaining and preparing her signature food and baked goods for friends and family.
Dot was blessed to be a stay-at-home mother raising a good Christian family. She is survived by her children, Angelia (Alex) Masters, Evelyn (Richard) Gothard, both of Newark, Michael (Vicki) Carroll and Larry (Cindy) Carroll, both of Glenford; her dearly loved grandchildren, Tammy (Dan) Parker, Todd (Tonya) Mitchell, Tyler (Stephanie Pesa) Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth (Michael) Cole, Onita Carroll, Jennifer (Ray) Jenkins, Chad (Ashleigh) Carroll and Tanner Carroll; great-grandchildren, Richie (Patience) Miller, Briana (Michael) Rodriguez, Cole Mitchell, Seth, Eli and Addison Mitchell, Yasmine Pesa, Kyle Spears, Kyla (Emerson) Nice, Levi Cole, Mikey Horsey, Alyana, and soon to arrive, baby Rhett Carroll; great-great-grandchildren, MarieLynn and Madyson Miller, Jeremiah Rodriguez, Trinity, Addison, and Tobias Nice; sisters-in-law, Ruth Carroll and Louise Carroll; and with several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Warren B. “Cubby” Carroll on November 12, 2012; her siblings, Lester “Stick” Lane, Mabel “Peg” Linger, Patricia “Patty” Smith, Gail Lane and Leahbell (Boots) Friend; and a grandson, Shane Carroll. Viewing will be from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, 203 S. Columbus St., Somerset, Ohio and one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019, at Hopewell United Methodist Church, 11742 Gower Rd. NW, Glenford, with Pastor John Edwards officiating. She will be laid to rest in Highland Cemetery, Glenford beside her husband Cubby. A celebration of life dinner will follow at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 86, Glenford, Ohio 43739 or to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.

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