— Dorothy L. Zimmerly, age 83, died peacefully surrounded by family
on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 12:27 PM at her residence.
was born on February 8, 1934 in Dola, Ohio to Clarence H. and Marie
L. (Dirmeyer) Jump. Her father preceded her in death in 1940 and her
mother preceded her in death in January of 1999. On September 20,
1953 Dorothy married Donavin “Don” Zimmerly and he died on March
was the secretary for Van’s Real Estate and Insurance. She
received her Realtor’s license in 1972. Dorothy then worked for
Century 21 Sunway Realty until her retirement in 1999. She was a
member of the County Line Church of the Brethren, Harrod and the
Deacon Body. She was active with the food and clothing pantries and
other offices at the church. Dorothy was a member of the Ada Mothers
Study Club and Ada Aglow Ministry. She was a 4-H advisor for 20
years. Dorothy was a 1952 graduate of Ada High School.
is survived by a son, Kenneth (Amy) Zimmerly of Ada; three daughters:
Vicki Lombardo of Coldwater, MI, Sherri (Joe) Scott of Coldwater, MI,
and Kathi (Rory) Sexton of Lima; nine grandchildren and three great
grandchildren;and a sister, Clarice Henry of Ada.
was preceded in death by a son, Daryl A. Zimmerly; a grandson; a
brother, Robert Jump; and her step father, Earl Moe.
services will begin at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at County
Line Church of the Brethren, 4227 North Hardin Road, Harrod, Ohio
45850 with Pastor Thomas Dearth officiating. Burial will be in Dola
may call from 4:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada and one hour prior to the service at
the church on Thursday.
lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to County Line
Church of the Brethren, 4227 North Hardin Road, Harrod, Ohio 45850.
can be expressed at www.hansonneely.com
are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada.