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Doris Dumford

Doris Virginia Dumford (Myers)

Sunday, June 25th, 1933 - Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Obituary

Dumford, Doris Virginia, age 85, of Xenia, passed away Monday, January 14th, 2019 in Xenia at Xenia Health & Rehab.

She was born June 25th, 1933 to Gladys (Eakes) and Robert Myers. She was employed as secretary for DESC.

Memories of a loving mother, in the words of her son, Harry;
"Mom was a very loving and caring person. She loved to spend time with her family. She loved to cook. She would cook chili every Saturday. She made a scratch banana pudding that everyone loved. She had recipe for homemade ice cream that was published. She loved family reunions. She loved to go camping and fish. One of her favorite spots was Dale Hollow Lake. We would always make time to visit family on our vacations. She loved going to The Great smoky mountains and Pigeon Forge. She loved going to see the Cincinnati reds and the Dayton Dragons, even had season tickets for several years. She went to the Golden Lamb on her wedding night, and for several Anniversaries. Her favorite singer was Eddie Arnold. One of her favorite hymns was Amazing Grace. She was a very caring person and help take care of some foster kids, one of which we adopted,Gail. She took in her brother and sister,Lou and Jr.(Smith) when her mom passed away. She would always tell you to go put a sweater on by saying “I’m cold go put a sweater on”. She liked contests and even a Dayton Daily News contest, which came first the chicken or the egg. I could not have asked for a better Mother, and she will be missed."

She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father Loman Beegle, brothers Paul Beegle and James Myers; son Martin Dumford and daughter Gail Trout.

Doris is survived by her husband of 66 years, Larry A Dumford; son Harry A Dumford (Donna); granchildren Amber Dumford (Dennis), Heather Cook (Casey), Jennie Meyers (Dennis), and Brian Trout; 8 great-grandchildren; brothers Clifton (Norma) and Smith (Karla) Beegle; sisters Lou (Hobie) and Mattie Turner; sister-n-law Vicki Beegle, and numerous nieces and nephews..

To help the family celebrate her life, you are invited to share memories during her visitation on Sunday January 20th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm prior to her Life Celebration Memorial Service at 2:00 pm at Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home, 92 W Franklin St Bellbrook, OH 45305. Prior to the visitation there will be a luncheon for family and friends at Bellbrook Presbyterian Church 72 W. Franklin St., Bellbrook from noon to 1:00 pm. There will be a private inurnment at Bellbrook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Alzheimer's Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 31 W. Whipp Rd, Dayton, OH 45459. You are welcome to send a condolence or flowers, plant a tree and share a story or picture about Doris at www.ConnerAndKoch.com.

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Service Details

  • Life Celebration Memorial Service

    Sunday, January 20th, 2019 |
    When
    Sunday, January 20th, 2019
    Location
    Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home
    Address
    92 W Franklin St
    Bellbrook, OH 45305
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  • Interment

    Location
    Bellbrook Cemetery
    Address
    3939 Upper Bellbrook Rd.
    BELLBROOK, OH 45305
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Posted at 10:16am
My Grandma was one of the sweetest, most generous, and all around best woman I've had the pleasure of knowing. I had very fond memories with her and my Grandpa. A tradition we had with her every Christmas Eve as children I still have every Christmas with my own family. We would go over there and spend time with her and Grandpa, we'd decorate their tree, listen to Christmas music (in which I always sung very loudly), and eat pizza and cookies. My Mom (Gail) continued the tradition when we moved to Florida and now my husband and I do it as well with our children. I always felt very loved in my Grandma's presence and I will miss her greatly. Jennie Meyers
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Freddie R.V. McBride

Posted at 05:38pm
To Larry and Harry Dumford and all family members:
We send our heartfelt prayers and Blessings in the loss of this wonderful wife, mother, sister and cousin, that we all love so deeply. She always left us with the feeling of love, for her, in our hearts. Her memory will never leave our hearts. God Bless each and everyone of you.
Freddie McBride and Inez Miller
Harvest, AL. & Huntsville, AL.
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