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Dykes, Louise
1920 - 2018
Louise Whitney Dykes, age 98, of Columbus, Ohio, passed on March 6, 2018, following a brief illness at Friendship Village Health Center. Louise was born in Grenville, New Mexico, to the late Curt and Winifred (Nash) Whitney. She was raised in Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University. Louise married Eugene William Dykes on January 25, 1941 in Oklahoma City. Bill and Louise moved to Canton, Ohio following World War II. Besides her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her brothers Curt and James, and by one grandchild Eric Jones. Survivors include her sister, Carolyn; her children, Laurence Allen of Indian Lake, PA, Gene (Olivia Mitchell) Whitney of Bala Cynwyd, PA, Robert (Virginia) Gregory of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Barbara D. Jones of Columbus, OH; ten grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. A family Memorial Service was held March 9, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Unity Church of Truth, 4016 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon, OH 44646.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 9, 2018
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