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Dorothy M. Hannum

March 13, 1932 October 17, 2017
Dorothy M. Hannum
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Obituary for Dorothy M. Hannum

Dorothy M. Hannum, age 85, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Sarahsville. She was born March 13, 1932, in Reidsville, North Carolina, daughter of the late Willie and Fannie Scott Stokes. She was employed by Parkside Restaurant in Caldwell, Hamilton Beach-Scovill in Byesville, and she retired as a custodian for Belle Valley Schools. Dorothy was the youngest person to go through the chairs for the Pocahontas Lodge in the state of Virginia. She was a member of the Belle Valley United Methodist Church and she attended the Caldwell United Methodist Church. She was a member of Noble County Ripples Cancer Support Group and for many years was faithful to walk in Relay for Life for Guernsey and Noble Counties. She was also a member of the Belle Valley American Legion Auxiliary Post #641. Dorothy loved walking, playing bingo, going to church, reading her Bible, collecting angels, and shopping with her dear friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Bernard “Tony” Hannum, Sr., whom she married in 1951, and who died October 6, 1997; one son, Bernard “Tony” Hannum, Jr.; one daughter-in-law, Janet Hannum; and two brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are her children, Wilma A. (Gary) Edgar of Sarahsville and Bill (Ruth) Hannum of Byesville; two sisters-in-law, Thelma Roe of Senecaville and Dorthea Snyder of Caldwell; 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Friday, October 20, 2017, from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Saturday, October 21st at 11AM with Pastor Jim Cooper officiating. Burial will follow at Halley’s Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey at www.hospiceofguernsey.com or to P.O. Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio, 43725, or to the Noble County Ripples Cancer Support Group, P.O. Box 54, Belle Valley, Ohio, 43717.

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Visitation

Friday

20

Oct

4:00 PM 10/20/2017 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/20/2017 8:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Service

Saturday

21

Oct

11:00 AM 10/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Halley's Ridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

P. O. Box 181
Belle Valley, OH 43717

P. O. Box 181 Belle Valley 43717 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Guernsey

P.O. Box 1165
Cambridge, OH 43725

Noble County Ripples Cancer Support Group

P.O. Box 54
Belle Valley, OH 43717
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