|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1912|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 2002|
OAKWOOD – Dolores Bartley Keezer, 89, of Oakwood, died at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at The Laurels of Defiance in Defiance.
She was born Oct. 30, 1912 in Pike County, Ky., the daughter of Robert and Lavada (Wilson) Clevenger. In 1932 she married Orville Bartley, who died in 1972. In 1973, she married Elmer Keezer, who died on May 5, 2002. She worked at Campbell Soup in Napoleon, retiring in 1971, and was a member of Continental Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving are six sons, Ottis (Lisa) Bartley of Oakwood, Howard (Novella) Bartley, Jerry (Sarah) Bartley, James (Jeda) Bartley and Junior (Pat) Bartley, all of Continental, and Roger (Carol) Bartley, Defiance; two stepsons, Ed Keezer of New Mexico and Fred Keezer, Wauseon; two stepdaughters, Nina Bingham of Defiance, Deb McNally of Las Vegas, Barb Cupp of Florida, and Brenda Keezer; a brother, John Clevenger of Monroe, Mich.; two sisters, June Edwards of Michigan and Allene Clevenger of Continental; 28 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and many stepgrandchildren and step great-grandchildraen.
She also was preceded in death by a son, Robert Bartley, and two brothers, Ray and Bobby Clevenger.
Services were held Monday, July 8, at Continental Missionary Baptist Church with Pastors Terry Brock and Murphy Buell officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Dupont.
Preferred memorials are to Defiance County Hospice or Putnam County Hospice.
Elmer W Keezer (1923 - 2002)
Ottis R Bartley (1935 - 2006)*
Created by: corgilover
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
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