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Dorotha M. Otey

August 24, 1921 August 10, 2019
Dorotha M. Otey
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Dorotha M. Otey, 97, of Midland, died Saturday evening, August 10, 2019 at Kindy Adult Foster Care. She was born August 24, 1921 in Huntington, Indiana, daughter of the late Edwin and Mary (Dougherty) Hyatt. Moving to Midland as a child, Dorotha married Kenneth E. Otey on August 22, 1941. She was a founding member of Mt. Haley Church of God and was a member of the Women of the Church of God Merlene Circle. Dorotha loved her flower gardens and enjoyed canning; she was devoted to her family and to her church.

Dorotha is survived by her sons: Michael (Dawn) Otey of Floyds Knobs, IN and Duane (Holly) Otey of DeSoto, TX; and daughters, Janet All of Midland, Geraldine (Robert) Hudson of Midland, Laurel Miller of Grand Rapids and Cheryl (Robert) Rathbun of Midland; grandchildren: Tim Griese, Sue (Griese) Greene, Brian Hudson, Norm Hudson, Gordon Otey, Stephen Otey, David Otey, Danyele (Otey) Johnson, Derek Otey, Amber (Otey) Perkins, Ryan Otey, Alexis Otey, Kenneth Miller, Adam Miller, Kelly Miller, Carol Miller, Kevin Rathbun and Melissa (Rathbun) Golze; twenty two great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Otey on February 13, 2008, a son Earl Otey on April 7, 2007, brothers Carl Hyatt, Russell Hyatt, Marvin Hyatt and Loren Dale Hyatt and sister Opal Luce.

Funeral services for Dorotha will take place 11 a.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 from Mt. Haley Church of God with Pastor David Aukerman officiating. Dorotha's family will receive friends at Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Mt. Haley Church of God or MidMichigan Home Care. Funeral arrangements for Dorotha have been entrusted to the care of Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Directors.


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Visitation

Wednesday

14

Aug

4:00 PM 8/14/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/14/2019 8:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

15

Aug

10:00 AM 8/15/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Haley Church of God

2184 S. Homer Road
Midland, MI 48640

Mt. Haley Church of God
2184 S. Homer Road Midland 48640 MI
United States

Service

Thursday

15

Aug

11:00 AM 8/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Haley Church of God

2184 S. Homer Road
Midland, MI 48640

Mt. Haley Church of God
2184 S. Homer Road Midland 48640 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Midland Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

565 N Meridian Rd
Midland, MI 48640

565 N Meridian Rd Midland 48640 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Mt. Haley Church of God

2184 S. Homer Road
Midland, MI 48640

MidMichigan Home Care

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