Dorothy E. Floyd
Died April 13, 2014 at the age of 89. Born in Ardmore Oklahoma, she came to California as a teenager with her parents, older sister and younger brother. They first settled in Ontario where she entered Chaffey High School and graduated with the class of 1942.
In high school she excelled in typing and shorthand which enabled her to qualify for employment at Southern California Gas Company in Pomona. She advanced from typing clerk to accounting and eventually a management position in Human Resources at the Gas Co. corporate office in Los Angeles. She spent 47 years with the Gas Company always praising the company for how well they treated their employees.
Her family survivors include nephew, James Shade of Garden Valley CA, nieces, Jeanne Bechtold of Peoria AZ, Nancy Shade of Fairfax CA, Linda Cubbison of Tempe AZ, and Paula Colbath of Littleton, CO. She also leaves a great number of friends including the surviving members of the Good Time Charlies who are all former Gas Company employees.
Prior to her death she attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Pomona where a celebration of her life will be held at 676 N. Gibbs, Pomona Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:00am. Arrangements are with Todd Memorial Chapel of Pomona. Interment will be private.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Apr. 15, 2014
Todd Memorial Chapel - Pomona Chapel
570 North Garey Avenue Pomona, CA 91767