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August 23, 2010

Dorothy M. Bozell

July 24, 1916 - Aug. 22, 2010

ELWOOD, Ind. — Dorothy M. Bozell, 94, Elwood, died Aug. 22, 2010, at Alexandria Care Center in Alexandria after an extended illness.

She was born July 24, 1916, in Centerville. She was a homemaker and formerly worked as a cook at Edgewood Elementary School in Elwood. She was a graduate of Jamestown High School. She married Denzil H. Bozell on Aug. 3, 1941. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Elwood, Order of Eastern Star in Jamestown, and the Elwood 50+ Club.

Survivors include two sons, William (Linda) Bozell of Elwood and Denny (Elaine) Bozell of Atlanta; two daughters, Diana Rigney of Elwood and Deborah (Pat) Donahue of Ormond Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, Chad (Heather) Bozell of Noblesville, Lachelle (Nate) Schell of Noblesville, Todd (Susan) Bozell of Pendleton, Scott Rigney and Jason Rigney of Elwood; and five great-grandchildren, Noah Bozell, Luke Bozell, Conor Bozell, Jagger Bozell, and Landon Schell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Minnie (Scott) Kirkpatrick; husband, Denzil H. Bozell, died Jan. 11, 1992; sisters, Florence Williams, Mabel Stewart and Hazel Pritchard; and granddaughter, Holly Rigney.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood with the Rev. Josh Carney officiating. Burial will be in Elwood City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are payable to the First Missionary Baptist Church through the funeral home.

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