November 20, 2023 at 2:52 p.m.
Obituaries

Dorothy Osborne

June 15, 1935-Nov. 18, 2023


Dorothy Osborne, age 88, a former longtime resident of Pennville, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, at Persimmon Ridge in Portland. 

Dorothy was born on June 15, 1935, in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, the daughter of Dewey and Edith (Wells) Robinette. She graduated from East Stone Gap High School and earned a master’s degree in education from Ball State University. She worked as a librarian and teacher for Jay School Corporation for 32 years.

She was a member of Cornerstone of Pennville and Pennville Eastern Star, and enjoyed square dancing.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William “Pat” Osborne, who passed away on Oct. 30, 2023. 

Survivors include:

Her children — Jenny Guingrich (husband: Cliff), Portland, Indiana, and Dewey Osborne (wife: Karla), Redkey, Indiana 

Sister — Charlotte Granbery, Centre Hall, Pennsylvania 

Four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren

Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Church of Pennville, 190 W. Main St., Pennville, Indiana. Pastors Dave Davidson and Gary Newton will officiate and burial will follow at I.O.O.F. Twin Hill Cemetery in Pennville. 

Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association or Jay County Cancer Society. 

Condolences may be expressed at williamsonspencer.com.

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