Dorothy is survived by her children, Anita Olivia Michael, Paul Eric Ayers (Jan), and Teresa E. Tabor; brothers, John Summers and Mark Summers (Betty); and grandchildren, Gerald Eric Michael (Collette), Marcus D. Fuller (Mary), Kristin A. Fuller and Megan E. Ayers. She also has five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Lois Summers; husband, Gerald D. Ayers; sister, Peggy Frazier; grandson, Jeremiah J. Fuller; and two sons-in-law, D. David Fuller and Donald Tabor.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Dr. David Markle officiating. Burial will take place in Park View Cemetery, Alexandria.
Memorial contributions may be made to Anderson University.
Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.