Dolores J. Hartzell, age 85, of Mt. Sterling, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
She was born on April 27, 1930, in Logan County, West Virginia.
She was a member of the Chillicothe Seventh Day Adventist Church and an Ohio Bell Telephone Company retiree.
She was a kind person who helped many people by opening the doors to her home and collecting and distributing food and clothing to the needy. Her special hobby was crocheting.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William H. and Anna S. Pennington; her beloved husband of 50 plus years, Donald, in 2008; brother, Robert L. Pennington; and sisters, Virginia A. Frye and Mary E. Pennington.
Dolores is survived by three sons, Donald R. Hartzell Jr., Randall (Michelle) Hartzell and Michael W. Hartzell; siblings, Carol (Thomas) Pressley, Cheryl (William) Shively and William (Barbara) Pennington; grandchildren, Jason Hartzell, Katie Hartzell and Erin Hartzell; in-laws, Hercie Frye, Shirley Pennington, Betty (Hank) Richards, Jacqueline Hartzell, Patsy (David) McRoberts and Kenneth (Linda) Hartzell. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to thank homecare aide, Sherry Rhoade, for all of her care and compassion.
Funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at Porter-Tidd Funeral Home, 331 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal