Goshen News, Goshen, IN

October 12, 2012

Dorothy E. Smalley

Feb. 21, 1931-Oct. 11, 2012


GOSHEN —  Dorothy E. Smalley, 81, died early Thursday morning at Golden Living Center, Elkhart.

She was born Feb. 21, 1931, in Wolf Lake, to Elba and Emma (Sutton) Keister.

She married David Coleman in 1949 and Lyn Smalley in 1968.

She is survived by a daughter, Deb Kincaid, Milford; a son, Russ (Sharon) Coleman, Goshen; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Edith Vance, Ruth McAdams, Velma Keister and Ida Faith Keister; and a brother, George Keister.

A member of First Baptist Church, Goshen, she was an avid gardener and golfer. She worked as an inspector at Johnson Controls.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. Pastors Gregg Lanzen and Jim Shrock will officiate.

Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.