Dorothy Jones

March 06, 1939 ‒ January 11, 2016

Delaware, Ohio
Formerly of Ostrander, Ohio

Dorothy Jones, age 76 formerly of Ostrander passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Delaware Court.

She was born on March 6, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to the late Franklin and Hazel (Gainey) McBride. Dorothy attended Willis High School and during her working career, time was spent in retail, as the assistant activities director for Wintersong Village, and she also owned and operated the former Ole Mill Pizza Shop in Ostrander.

With a passion for horses she road until she was 70 years old.  A member of Ostrander United Methodist Church, at one time she served as a youth counselor.  An aspiring artist, she dabbled in drawing as well as painting.  With crafty hands she also enjoyed embroidery and tending to her garden. She was also a collector of Hummel figurines and brass horses.

Always spunky and outspoken, she looked for ways to help others. She treasured her family and riding horseback on the open trail.

She is survived by those whom she loved most daughters Cynthia Brammer of Ostrander, Sheila (Greg) Shields of Virginia, 7 Grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren with 2 more expected this spring, siblings Doug (Susan) McBride of Delaware, Mike (JoAnne) McBride of Texas, Pat (Gary) Tagg of Delaware.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by son Mark Doyle and brother Kenneth McBride.

Private summer services will be planned by her family and inurnment will take place in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center.

Memorial contributions can be made to Ohio Health Hospice.

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  • Rest in piece fellow Horse Lover, great memories and great rides. To your family my sympathy and prayers.

  • Dottie will be greatly missed. She was loved by all who knew her and will be in our hearts forever

  • Rest in Peace beautiful lady and dear friend. Our deepest sympathy to your family on the loss of your mother, sister and grandmother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • I’m so sorry to hear this, Cindy. I don’t think we ever get too old to need our mom. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

  • Cindy,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Our hearts go out to the family. Dotty was such an inspiration to our girls. The secret sister plant she gave Elizabeth years ago, still blossoms every spring. She will be missed.

  • To Mike McBride, Patricia Tagg , Douglas McBride,Daughters, Grandchildren and great Grandchildren,
    I was extremely saddened for find out about Dot’s passing. I will always remember her very, very fondly. I hope she is in heaven with her Brother Kenneth.
    May God put his loving arms around Kenneth & Dorothy and give you strength during this very difficult time. You are in my prayers.
    With deepest Sympathy Gisela.