Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 24, 2012 12:11 pm EST


CENTERBURG — Dorothy Ball, 94, of Centerburg, died at home Feb. 23, 2012.

She was born Sept. 20, 1917, in Virginia, to the late Robert and Bertha (Crawford) Lester. Dorothy had 10 brothers and sisters. She married Oden Ball on April 27, 1936. He died Dec. 10, 2010.

Surviving are sons, Ron of Centerburg, Ken (Mickey) of Columbus; daughters, Deana (Jim) Mitchell of Florida, Jeri (Ron) Staats of Mount Vernon; 16 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; brother. Jack Lester of Cleveland.

Also preceded in death by daughter, Wilma Bandy; grandsons, Brian and Ronald; son-in-law, Otis Bandy; daughter-in-law, Michael Ball; nine brothers and sisters.

Friends may call today, Feb. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. with Chaplain Tom Myers officiating. Interment will follow in Eastview Cemetery.

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