February 22, 2019

Dorothy L. Fox

Died July 25, 2018


Dorothy L. Fox, 90, of Mio passed away at her home Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Dorothy was born in Spratt on Feb. 7, 1928, to Dexter and Helen (Krouse) Davis. She married Kenneth Fox in 1943, and the couple moved to Mio in 1956. Dorothy had worked for Whitney Pharmacy in Mio, and also at the Fox’s Northwood Gardens. She was a member of The Red Hats. She enjoyed going to the casinos, country music and playing cards (especially euchre).

Dorothy is survived by her children, Paul (Joan) Fox, Lowell (Kim) Fox and Margaret Fox, all of Mio; her sister, Joan Johnson of Nashville, Tenn.; 20 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth; her daughters, Helen Leaf and Sheila Rittenhouse; her brother, Dexter; and her sisters, Louise, Marjie and Virginia.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from 1-4 and from 6-8 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio; and also Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Mio United Methodist Church with Pastor Brenda Klacking and Mr. Jim Anderson officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at Kittle Cemetery, Mio.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Heartland Hospice of West Branch. These arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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