Dorothy I. (Gladding) Sobers, 84, of Fairport Harbor and Painesville, died Jan. 9, 2014, in Middlefield.
Born March 5, 1929, in Chardon, to Hugh and Iona (Hanson) Gladding, she had been a longtime area resident.
Dorothy was a homemaker and mother to six children. She married James C. Sobers on Nov. 16, 1946, in Painesville, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1999.
Survivors include her son, William of Painesville; daughters, Dorothy (James) Brest of Andover, Mary Ann (Donald) Ineman of Parma, Karen (Roger) Kelhoffer of Geneva and Sherry (Thomas) Filla of Huntsburg; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and brother, David Gladding of Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband; son, James; grandson, Ricky; parents; sister, Goldie; and brothers, John, Kenneth Jr., Robert and Donald.
Private family services were held with burial taking place in Montville Township Cemetery.
Donations are suggested to the Activity Department at Briar Hill, 15950 Pierce St., Middlefield, OH 44062.
Arrangements by the Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Chardon. Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.