Dorothy M. Gifford, 83, of Zanesville, Ohio passed away at 10:17 am Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Good Samaritan Medical Center ER.
She was born April 15, 1930 in Alledonia, Ohio the daughter of the late Roscoe Jasper and Bernice Goldie Allen May.
Dorothy touched the lives of many over the years and was always there to lend a helping hand to her family. Her doors were always open. She was loved deeply and will forever be missed.
She is survived by sons, Monte Gifford and Chuck (Cindy) Gifford; daughters, Kate Carouthers and Donna (John King) Jones all of Zanesville; 17 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren; brother, Clifford May of Barnesville, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was preceded by her husband Harry A. Gifford Sr. who passed away December 6, 1992; son, Harry A Gifford Jr.; brothers, John May and Gilbert May; and sister, Ruth Tyo.
Friends may call from 4pm to 7 pm Tuesday, March 11, 2014 and from 11am to 1 pm Wednesday at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home where services will be at 1:00 PM. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.
To leave condolences or sign online guestbook, please visit www.delongbakerlanning.com
Published in the Times Recorder on Mar. 10, 2014
Alledonia is an unincorporated community in central Washington Township, Belmont County, Ohio,