Doris Mae Orpurt, age 84 of Lima, died at 1:03 a.m., Friday, November 10, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health Care System. She was born August 3, 1933 in Lima, Ohio to the late William Leonard and Bernice I. Klinger Pummell. On November 2, 1963 to Phillip Pahl Orpurt, who survives in Lima.
Doris retired as a bus aide with Marimor Industries. She had also worked at Lawsons Dairy Mart, Lima Cigar Factory, Cridersville Nursing Home, and the Lima Drive Ins. Family was very important to Doris and she loved her dogs – Sam and Max. She treasured time spent doing things for her family, like cooking Sunday breakfast for everyone, having holidays at her house, and crafting with her husband, making Christmas ornaments, for over 20 years, out of wood which she would hand paint. Her hobbies included gambling in Toledo and scratch off tickets. She will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mom, grandma, great grandma, great great grandma, and mother-in-law.
Also surviving are 4 daughters – Kyle JoAnn (Mike) Graham of Vaughnsville; Vera (Bob) Neth of Rimer; Sandy (Eric) Youngpeters of Wapakoneta; Phillis (Jeff) Cowan of Lima; 3 sons – John (Teresa) Beckett of Cridersville; Phil Orpurt, Jr. of Findlay, William “Willie” Orpurt of Lima; 16 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister-in-laws Elizabeth and Ross Hunt of Wapakoneta; Mary and Richard Painter of Lima; Marlene Pummell of Lima; a brother-in-law – Lenny Orpurt of Lima.
She was preceded in death by her former husband – Kyle E. Beckett, Sr.; a son – Kyle Edward “Ed” Beckett, Jr.; her siblings – Robert Pummell, William Pummell, Benny Pummell, Gayle Pummell, Mary Ridenour, Katherine Crowe, and an infant sister; in-laws – Robert Orpurt, Dennis Orpurt, Ralph Crowe, and Irene Pummell.
Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Gary Hohman will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the choice of the donor.
Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm