Dorothy Jane Perry-Thompson, age 85, of Wooster, Ohio passed away on November 24, 2020 at Brookdale Senior Living, went to be with Jesus and other family and friends. Services will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. Burial will be held in Wooster Cemetery. Friends and family may call one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Life Baptist Church, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or Ohio s Hospice LifeCare.
She was born October 1, 1935 to Milton C. and Emma Robert Lehman in Orrville, Ohio. She married Robert L. Perry on November 26, 1954. Robert died April 1987. She married Wayne C. Thompson on January 26, 2002, who died March 6, 2007. She was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law Ralph Foster.
Dorothy graduated from Orrville High School in 1953 and from the Wooster Business College in 1954. She was a long-time resident of Wooster and was employed by the Wooster City Schools as a Secretary/Technician retiring in 1994.
She was a member of North Life Baptist Church in Wooster and was a member of the Women of the Word Bible Study. Dorothy looked forward going to Bible study every Thursday morning and being with all the other ladies that attended.
She loved her family and friends. She enjoyed being a homemaker, interior decorating, working in her garden, flower gardening and going for walks. She also enjoyed music, traveling, watching the Cleveland Indians and Cavaliers. She especially liked going out to eat and playing games with family and friends.
Surviving are three sons, Dale (Diane) of Orrville, Dean (Sally) of Orrville and Duane of Green. She also has two grandchildren Kristi (Gabe) Juist of Madison and Jaime (Nicole) of Canton. She is great-grandmother to three, Mya, Corbin and Savannah. Dorothy has 7 siblings, Robert (Barbara) of Chester, VA, Ethel Foster of Waynesburg, June (Harold) Steiner of Orrville, Alfred (Linda) of Orrville, Paul of Las Vegas, NA, Jim (Wanda) of Kissimmee, FL and Dallas (Nancy) of Salem. She had two step-children, Debbie (David) Baker of Cuyahoga Falls and Steve (Sherri) Thompson of Mansfield.
Her three children feel it s important to mention, Ruth Friday for all the special attention she gave to their mother. Ruth was more than a niece to her. She was able to provide her the support and encouragement in her last years by helping her with so many wonderful and important tasks. Her three son s greatly appreciated all that Ruth was able and willing to do to make Dorothy s life happy.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Life Baptist Church, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or Ohio s Hospice LifeCare
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home
One hour prior to the service on Wednesday