Dorothy Doretta (Harris) Brady, 93, of Garrettsville, passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 17, 2017. She was born on September 23, 1923 in Dartmore, West Virginia to William (Hound Dog Bill) and Naomi (Murphy) Harris. Dorotha married the love of her life, Charles R. Brady, Sr., on March 2, 1940. Charles passed away on March 30, 1974.
Before moving to Garrettsville in 1960, Dorotha and Charles farmed in Bilington, WV. They belonged to the FFA and received several blue ribbons at the fair. They raised dairy cows and raised 4,000 chickens at a time.
Dorotha was a member of the Golden Voyagers and the Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading her Bible. She was a green thumb with indoor plants. The neighbor children always played in her yard and she loved to watch them play. Dorotha was a caretaker for several families.
She is survived by her children, Charles (Barbara) Brady, Jr. of Streetsboro, Brenda Ingram of Southington, Ernest Brady of Warren and Dotty (Dick) Meadows of Garrettsville; 17 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren and more on the way and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dorotha was preceded in death by her son, Raymond Brady; son in law, Eugene Ingram; daughter in law, Linda Brady; brothers, Terry, Herbert, William and Ernie; sisters, Evelyn McDowell, Reta Sturms and Luverna White; 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Visitation was held on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 2-6 PM at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8382 Center St, Garrettsville, Ohio. Services were held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10 AM at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Grandview Cemetery in Ravenna, Ohio. Online condolences at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Avenue at Aurora and Crossroads Hospice for the wonderful care given to their mother.