November 23, 2023

​Dorothy Osborne, age 88, a former longtime resident of Pennville, passed away on Saturday, November 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 (Robinette) Wells. She graduated from East Stone Gap High School and earned a Masters 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, 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 October 30, 2023.

Survivors include her children, Jenny Guingrich (husband Cliff) – Portland, Indiana, and Dewey Osborne (wife Karla) – Redkey, Indiana; her sister, Charlotte Granbery – Centre Hall, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Church of Pennville, 190 W. Main St., Pennville, Indiana 47369. 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 towards Alzheimer’s Association or Jay County Cancer Society.

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