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Deloris Daugherty, 87, Shreve

Published: December 13, 2012 5:00 AM

Deloris E. Daugherty, 87, of Shreve, died Monday morning, Dec. 3, 2012, at West View Manor Healthy Living, Wooster, after a courageous battle with dementia. She was surrounded by her loving family.

She was born April 3, 1925, in Gilstrap. Ky., to Charles "Porter" and Vercie (Baize) Amos and married William R. "Bill" Daugherty on Feb. 24, 1942, in Wooster. He survives.

She had been a Wayne County resident most of her life, and was a devoted wife and homemaker, who loved spending time with family throughout the years.

She was a longtime member of Wooster Nazarene Church, where she was very involved with numerous activities including, teaching children Sunday school and Bible school classes, co-taught along with her husband, senior high classes for more than 25 years, was in charge of funeral meals for 20 years and the Easter ministry meals for seven years.

She was an avid reader, collected dolls and enjoyed gardening.

Surviving in addition to her beloved husband, are children, James (Esther) Daugherty of Shreve, Elaine (Paul) Lehman, Yvonne (Ken) Wise, Dan and Sherry Daugherty, all of Wooster; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and brothers Garland Amos of Wooster and Robert (Janice) Amos of Morgantown, Ky.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother; another brother, Earl Daye; and sisters, Lorene Franks and Inez Thomasetti.

Services were Thursday, Dec. 6 at Wooster Church of the Nazarene, with Pastors Nathan Ward and Wade Brill officiating. Interment was in Sherwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Wooster.

Custer-Glenn Funeral Home, 2284 Benden Drive, Wooster, handled arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wooster Church of The Nazarene Building Fund, 3100 Oak Hill Road, Wooster 44691; or Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.

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