Dorothy A. Wickliff, 75, Jewett, Ohio went to be with the Lord at her residence on February 24, 2010. Dorothy was born August 12, 1934 in Hopedale, Ohio a daughter of the late Mary and Henry Atkins. Dorothy spent her life serving the well being of others. She served as the president of the Hopedale Band Boosters and PTA. She always worked to make the community a better place. Dorothy was a lifetime member of the Hopedale American Legion and was one of the founders of the Auxiliary. She served as president of the Legion Auxiliary for many years. She was a member of the Apostolic Church of God in Cadiz. Dorothy was a retired retail sales manager of Sears. Most of all, Dorothy was the most special Mom, Grandma, Wife, Daughter, Sister, Aunt and Friend anyone could ever ask for. She spent her life doing everything she could to help her loved ones. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death her husband Harold Wickliff on November 7, 2009, her brother Art Atkins, and an infant sister Kathleen. Surviving are her five children: Dorita Byers, Melvin Jr. (Melanie) Byers, Cindy (Ron) Pettay, Jan Byers, and David (Ruth) Wickliff; grandchildren: Eric, Darren, Amy, Beth, Jenny, Angela and Haley; honorary granddaughter, Mary Hutyera; and eleven great grandchildren; three sisters: Marjorie, Hannah, and Mary Beth; and 3 brothers: Jack, Donnie, and Andy. Friends may call Thursday, 5-9 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral services will be held Friday, March 5 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Kirt Denney officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale, Ohio. The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.
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