Dotty Sword Bentley Scott

February 03, 1949 ‒ July 01, 2017

Delaware, Ohio

Dotty Sword Bentley Scott, age 68 of Delaware died early Saturday morning, July 1, 2017 at the Sarah Moore Home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on February 3, 1949 in Pikeville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Alvis and Josephine (Canterbery) Sword.

Dotty worked for Ranco, was an apartment manager in both Delaware and Marysville, but most notably for Glenwood Range where she worked for 20 years.

Nearly 5 years ago she married her best friend and partner of 25 years John Scott.

Dotty loved spending time tending to her flower garden, but most important was time spent with her family.

In addition to her husband, John she will be missed by her children Evan Bentley and his wife Vickie of Cardington, Melanie Bentley of Delaware, and Paul Bentley and his wife Amy of Delaware; step-daughters Janice Jackson of Powhatan, Ohio and Sherry Snyder and her husband Gary of Bel Aire, Ohio; 9 grandchildren Nicole, Nick, Travis, Troy, Chance (Tara), Justice, Kiersten, Blaise, Skylar; special great grandson Tyler; and many additional great grandchildren; step grandchildren Lakeisha, Micah, Kaley, Kassie, and Scottie; and siblings Patty, Carolyn, Rita, Jeffrey, and Pam.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Ronnie, Lola, Bennie, and Greg.

Friends may call on the family on Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 5-8 PM at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 West William Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015.  Graveside services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM at Marlborough Cemetery.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve Dotty’s family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at

  • Deeply Sorry for Everyones Loss!! Prayers for The Family, Love you Very Much Dotty, You are One of A Kind!! I wont Ever forget you!! We will Keep you Locked In Our Hearts Forever!! Love you Always Your Daughter-in-Law Amy

  • So very sorry for your loss. Saying prayers to give you strength and peace at this time.

  • Great loss, one of the strongest women I’d ever meet. She raised amazing children, whom in conversation’s shared how proud she was of them. Priceless opportunity for all who crossed her path. She pasees on a great legacy to her children their children and so on, a hole in many hearts as we grieve with her family. I’m grateful God gave me sometime to get to know her and call her a friend. Always in my heart and I will keep my promise to you Dotty. ❤
    Prayers for Scotty… and her family.

  • I’m deeply sorry for your loss & am thinking of you all! Sending prayers your way!

  • I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Prayers are for all of the family for the Lord to give everyone a lot of strength. From Mindy Schmidt

  • Sorry for your loss of such a wonderful person..If you got to know Dotty you would feel the energy and love that she shared.. I was lucky to get to see her the past few years and catch up… Having coffee a couple of time and lisrening to her brag about her kids and grand kids.. She was so proud of you all and always made of point of sharing that with me.. To go through my Facebook messages we shared she has a heart that was bigger than life itself…Her work on earth may be finished but I am sure she will be busy in heaven watching over her loved ones…I Will miss you Dotty. Love you and spread them wings and be free of the pain once and for all…Prayers to you all..❤❤

  • I never had the chance to meet your Sister, just know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers, May God give you the strength to get through this difficult time. Dottie Rest In Peace.🌿🌹

  • So sorry to hear of Dottie’s passing. Love and prayers to her children, and grandchildren, and Scotty !!! Ed and Dianne

  • Thoughts and prayers to the family.I worked with Dotty at Sunray in spot welding for 17 years I would set her parts in for her with the forklift.We had a lot of fun talks.I will always remember her.Tim Owens