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February 19, 2013

Dorothy Esther Belcher

93; of Lanesville

Funeral services for Dorothy Esther Belcher, 93, of Lanesville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 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, 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.

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