Dorothy Lou Gay, 81, died July 30, 2015 at Lima Memorial Hospital. Dorothy was born July 14, 1934, in Michigan to Allery and Vera (Verbicht) Rice who preceded her in death.
On Nov. 10, 1956 she married James Gay who preceded her in death on June 13, 2013.
Dorothy had been a homemaker.
Survivors include a son James (Lorraine) Gay of Beaverdam; three daughters Vera (Anthony) Vernell of Delaware, Ohio, Jennifer (David) Deeds of Lima, Nancy (Steve) Schramm of Beaverdam; 18 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.