News and Tribune

February 20, 2013

Dorothy Esther Belcher, 93; of Lanesville

— Funeral services for Dorothy Esther Belcher, 93, of Lanesville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Lanesville United Methodist Church, Lanesville, followed by private interment. She died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her home.

She was the former Dorothy Gray, a native of Oilton, Okla. She was a homemaker and a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. 

Survivors include a son, Dennis A. Belcher and his wife, Tina, of  Lanesville; a daughter, Carolyn Pence, of Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Naomi Seats and Wilda N. Seats, both of Jonesboro, Ark.; 30 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Foster Belcher, a daughter, JoAnna Grabel, and her parents, James G. Gray and Minnie C. Gray.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Lanesville United Methodist Church Building Fund.

 Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, New Albany, is in charge of arrangements.