Dorotha Ann Shank age 95, of Cridersville died 6:30 p.m., Wed. March 3 at Otterbein Cridersville. She was born Aug. 22, 1914 in Mercer County, Ohio to William Edward and Mary Rosella Snider Grier.
She married Elroy G. Shank June 6, 1937 and he preceded her in death Nov. 6, 1986.
Mrs. Shank had been a homemaker and a member of Shawnee United Methodist Church, United Methodist Woman and Friends of Otterbein.
Survivors include a son Daryl D. (Susan) Shank of Bel Air, MD, a daughter Sondra Sue (Steffen) Smith of Indian Trail, NC, 4 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 3 brothers Floyd, Johnny and Gerald Grier and 2 sisters Nellie Metzger and Genevieve Denny.
A memorial service will begin 10:00 a.m., Sat. April 10, 2010 at Otterbein Cridersville with Rev. Brian Bucher officiating
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Otterbein-Cridersville or to Shawnee United Methodist Church.