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Dorothy "Dottie" Downs

January 7, 1938 ~ May 1, 2022 (age 84)

Obituary

Dorothy “Dottie” Downs, age 84 of Bluffton, Ohio and formerly of Sycamore, Ohio died at 6:58 A.M., Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Willow Ridge Nursing Home, Bluffton, Ohio. She was born on January 7, 1938 in Willard, Ohio to Estil and Rosie (Hackworth) Moore. She married Mahlon R. Downs Jr. on November 6, 1954 and he died December 19, 1975. 

Surviving are a son, Sonny (Mikie) Downs, Carrollton, Georgia, five grandchildren, Damien (Kirsten) Downs, Fostoria, Ohio, Tori (Derek) Alva, McComb, Ohio, Jesse Downs, Carrollton, Georgia, Tiffany (Zach) Helland, Defiance, Ohio, Brandon (Nicole) Hemry, Lakewood, Ohio, fifteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren plus one sister, Louella Poole, Willard, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a daughter Debra Smith, four brothers, Monroe “Greene” Moore, Henry Moore, Ervin Moore, Lonnie Moore and two sisters, Margaret Moore and Betty Lou Moore. 

Dorothy retired from the former Tiffin Glasshouse and previously was a member of the Eagles, Elks, and Moose Lodges in Willard and Tiffin, Ohio. For hobbies, she loved gardening, playing cards, polka and line dancing, playing bingo and listening to old records.                                                                                                               

Funeral services for Dorothy will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, Ohio with the Rev. Amy Vittorio officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, Ohio. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 11:00-1:00 P.M. prior to the funeral service. 

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882. Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.waltonmoorefuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 5, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Walton-Moore Funeral Home
201 W. Saffel Avenue
Sycamore, OH 44882

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Walton-Moore Funeral Home
201 W. Saffel Avenue
Sycamore, OH 44882

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.

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