Dorothy L. Shreves 1937-2013

LAS VEGAS – Dorothy L. Shreves, 75, went with the Lord Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, with her family by her side.

Dorothy was born Nov. 16, 1937, to Frank and Gladys Simpson.

She was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She enjoyed bingo, camping, playing cards and reading, but mostly spending time with family and friends.

On June 2, 1956, she married her soulmate and best friend, Richard L. Shreves. They lived in Cortland until 1983, when they moved to El Paso, Texas. In 1997, they retired to Henderson, Nev.

She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Richard; son, Rick (Marie) Shreves of Kinsman; daughter, Kim (Chris) McDermott of Henderson, Nev.; granddaughter, Christine (Travis) Mariacher of Jamestown, Pa.; four grandsons, Richard and Joshua (Megan) Shreves of Kinsman, Noah Andree of Tucson, Ariz., and Jacob Shreves of Henderson, Nev.; great-grandson, Blayne Mariacher of Jamestown, Pa.; and brother, Robert Simpson of Cortland.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Frank Simpson Jr. and James Simpson.

Dorothy’s ashes will be brought back to Ohio for a memorial service at Cortland Christian Church at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Odyssey Hospice, 4011 McLeod, Las Vegas, NV 89121.

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