Dorothy W. Runyon

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  • "It was a pleasure knowing Dot. She always gave me a smile..."
    - Judy Vandegrift
  • "Dot always greeted me a smile and joy whenever I visited..."
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    - Joe Vaughan
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Dorothy Wolford Runyon, 83, of Westminster, formerly of Rockdale, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House.

Born Dec. 27, 1930, in Grundy, Va., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Myrtle Stacy Wolford. She was the wife of the late William Runyon, who died in December 2007.

She was a data entry operator for the Social Security Administration. She loved children, walking on the beach, dancing and bluegrass and country music. She was a member of the Church of God.

Surviving are sons and daughter-in-law Rick Runyon and wife Di, of Florida; and Craig Runyon, of London, England; daughter and son-in-law Robin and Bill Cosden, of Westminster; siblings Phyllis McCaffrey of Livonia, Mich., Betty Smith, of Florida, Bob Wolford, of Bear, Del., Bill Wolford, of Texas, and Scott Wolford, of Kentucky; grandchildren Mary Keiser, Christopher Eldridge, Rebekah Decker and Rachel Cosden; great-grandson Benjamin Keiser; and many extended family members.

She was predeceased by siblings Hydrith Doughten, Pauline Goff and Christine Reber.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. March 29 at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 12, 2014
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