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Anderson Funeral Home

1357 E. 2nd St., Franklin, OH

OBITUARY

Dorothy Cleo Epperson

August 6, 1921January 8, 2020
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Dorothy Cleo Epperson, age 98, of Springboro, OH, entered into eternal peace January 8, 2020. Dorothy was born in Idol (Thornhill), TN to Lafayette Edward (L.E.) and Lula Jane (Clement) Shockley who she affectionately called poppa and momma. Dorothy was a stay at home mother until her employment with Cheney Pulp and Paper for about 30 years. Dorothy was a member of The Ohio Order of Confederate Rose. She loved growing flowers and vegetables, canning and cooking. Most of all she loved her family. She was a sweet, kind and gentle person and loved by all who knew her. Dorothy was saved and became a member of Dry Valley Church in Thorn Hill, TN at a young age. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 71 years, Edward "Leo" Epperson, sons, Wayne and Donnie Epperson, daughter, Jady Mobley, grandson, Greg Lawson, brothers and sisters, Ada (Don) Roberts, Austin (Hazel) Shockley, Estel Shockley, Vada (Bob) Leonard, Lewis "Bill" (Elsie) Shockley, Edith (Frank) Dalton, Carra (Charlie) Johnson, Irene Shockley, Roy (Barbara) Shockley, brother-in-law, Garrett Dalton, special niece, Peggy Leonard Dyas. Dorothy is survived by her daughter and caregiver, Pam Epperson (Charles Seiber), grandsons, Kevin Puckett, Brandon (Cindi) Epperson, Jim Mobley, Dustin Nash, great grandchildren, Jordan (Sarah) Epperson, Tessa Epperson, Clay (Emily) Epperson, Jon Murphy, Megan Stone, Michael, Arthur (Molly) Stone, great great grandchildren, Shiloh, Indiana, Ezra, Arianna and Thomas. Her sister, Betty Dalton, niece, Sherry Lawson, daughter-in-law, Dreama Epperson, and many nieces and nephews. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed. Funeral Services are 4pm Sunday January 12, 2020 at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E 2nd St Franklin, OH with Celebrant Dan Flory officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-4pm at the funeral home. A Graveside Service will be Monday at 1pm at Springboro Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • Graveside Service Monday, January 13, 2020

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Paul Fortman

January 12, 2020

So sorry for your loss. She will be missed.

Patti Janeway groves

January 10, 2020

Pam, you and your family are in my thoughts. Love you

Gail Mcgrath

January 10, 2020

Oh there are so many good memories of Dorothy. She was like a 2nd mother to me growing up and hanging out with my lifelong friend Pam Epperson. She was one of the sweetest ladies I’ve ever known. My thoughts and prayers are with you Pam & family.

Ms.Terry West

January 8, 2020

We will miss her,loved her so much, we always looked forward to visiting with Aunt Dorothy and Uncle Leo,and visiting with our cousins. Prayers for our cousins, we love you. Terry, Troy,Tammy and Franklin West.God Bless you all.

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Leo and Dorothy 1941

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Leo and Dorothy 1941

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First child Wayne

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Epperson girls