Esther Lucille Dales

September 26, 1916 ‒ December 13, 2011

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Esther Lucille Dales, age 95, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday December 13, 2011 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Esther was born September 26, 1916 in Lorain County, Ohio to Elmer G. and Rosella M. (Draper) Prosser. She was a graduate of the Mount Vernon Academy and had spent the greater part of her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She was a former employee of the Seventh Day Adventist, City Laundry in Mount Vernon.

Esther was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Hill Church in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her sons Gary (Nancy) Dales of San Antonio, Texas, Gregory (Linda) Dales of Georgetown, Calif., William Dales of Mount Vernon and Michael Dales of Arrowbear, Calif.; six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and her brother Donald Prosser of Redding, Calif. Besides her parents, Esther was preceded in death by her husband William Hill Dales, her brother George Prosser, her sisters Naomi Prosser Bell and Florence and a granddaughter Pamela Dales.

Friends may call on Tuesday December 20, 2011 from 5pm to 7pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Funeral services will be Wednesday December 21, 2011 at the funeral home at 2PM with Rev. Fred Shoemaker officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Esther Lucille Dales.