TROY - Dorothy M. Lewis, 88, of Troy, Ohio, passed away at 11:14 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Oct. 4, 1924, in Tipp City, Ohio, to the late Chance and Bertha (Cozatt) Hines. She married Earl Lewis in 1945, and he preceded her in death in 1996.
She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Joyce Lewis of Troy and David and Tina Lewis of Kettering, Ohio; one brother, Jack Hines of Sidney, Ohio; six grandchildren, Cynthia and Chris Wolfe, Scott Lewis, Joshua Kemp, Josh Auvil, Jennifer and Beau Jay, and Christopher Lewis; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Lewis was preceded in death by one brother, Franklin Hines; one sister, Agnes Payne; and one granddaughter, Melissa.
Mrs. Lewis had been a resident of Troy for more than 60 years and was a member of the First United Church of Christ in Troy, Troy VFW Auxiliary, and Troy Senior Citizens. She was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and had a fondness for collecting pigs.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with Pastor Lauren Allen officiating. Interment will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3131 S. Dixie Drive, Suite 208, Dayton, OH 45439, or the First United Church of Christ, 120 S. Market St., Troy, OH 45373. Friends may express condolences
to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.