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Ashby DoddsAugust 28, 1919 ~ July 21, 2017 (age 97)
Ashby Dodds, 97, of Wintersville, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at her residence of natural causes. She was born in Austin, Montana on August 28, 1919 the daughter of the late Bert L. and Martha A. Ashby Coffman. She was preceded also in death by her husband Harry E. Dodds on October 5, 2011 and a brother Bert Coffman. She graduated from Smithfield High School cum laude in 1938 and from Ohio University in 1941. Ashby was employed as a school teacher for the Indian Creek School District for 31 years where she taught mechanical drawing and language arts. She was known to give up her lunch time to help students with tutoring. Prior to teaching she worked as a draftsman for Consolidated Coal Co. She was a lifetime member of National Education Association; 65 year member of O.E.S. chapter #332 and LaBelle O.E.S. chapter #414 and Woodland Garden Club. She is survived by her close friends and neighbor Nancy Hukill, Keith Reynolds and Helen Unsold. Friends may call at the Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tom Bullard officiating. Private burial will follow at Fort Steuben. O.E.S. #414 service 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to American Cancer Society, Jefferson County Chapter -or- Indian Creek Alumni Scholarship Fund, 200 Park Drive, Wintersville, OH 43953.