Ophelia Ruth Dorsey
Ophelia Ruth Dorsey
  • March 6, 1925 - December 29, 2017
  • Madison, Ohio

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Ruth Dorsey, 92 went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 29, 2017. She was born on March 6, 1925 in Wood County, Ohio to the late Rev. Jay E. and Anna Marie (Miller) Smith. She married Allen Dorsey of Columbus, Ohio, in 1946. She was a registered nurse for over 40 years and retired with her husband to Bradenton, Florida in 1987. She moved to Madison, Florida in 2014. Ruth is survived by her sons, Mark Dorsey of Harrodsburg, KY, Mike Dorsey (Sandi) of Madison, FL and Lt. Col. John Dorsey, retired (Kay) of Shreveport, LA and five grandchildren, Joshua, Matthew, Caleb, Rachel and Johnathan. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Allen Dorsey; son, Frank; four sisters, Verena Warner, Naomie Bates, Grace Van Fossen, Charlotte Van Fossen and one brother, Gene Smith. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 5, 2017 at CROUSE-KAUBER-FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown, OH 43031 with Pastor Dan McLaughlin officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the start to service. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery.