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Dorothy Stroud, 88, Windfall, died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Century Villa Health Care, Greentown, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 6, 1928, in Bernie, Missouri, to Chester and Arcadia (Young) Lindsay. Dorothy married Harrison Stroud on July 5, 1946, and he preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1989.
She attended Salem Church, and then Beulah Land Church in Sharpsville. Dorothy worked at Voris Seeds, Windfall Steak House and volunteered at Tipton County Shares. She loved quilting, gardening, and crocheting. She especially loved spending time with her family.
Dorothy is survived by her five children, Rex Stroud and wife Mary Ann, Windfall, Roy Stroud and wife Sherry, Mishawaka, Gene Stroud and wife Laura, Frankfort, Rose Stamps and husband Phil, Tipton, and Ellen Purvis and husband Terry, Sharpsville. She also has siblings Wilma Rhodes and Louis Lindsay, Fisk, Missouri, Doris Cummings, Jenny Cockran and Joyce Billington, Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Dorothy has eight grandchildren, Laura Stroud, Cherie Stroud, Amy Stroud, Amanda Racy and husband Matt, Lisa Stroud, Beth Stamps, Andy Stamps and wife Krista and Eric Stroud; four great-grandchildren, Shawn Racy, Andrew Racy, Vivian Racy and Elliott Stamps.
She was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister, Leonard, Jack, Kenny, Mary, Donnie and Chester Jr.
Funeral services for Dorothy will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Beulah Land Church, 6569 N. 400 West, Sharpsville, IN 46068 with the Revs. Lori Melton and Jim Guffey presiding. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Windfall. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Dorothy's honor be made to Beulah Land Church.
Published on April 24, 2017
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