The Times West Virginian


November 1, 2013

Dortha Vincent

Ms. Dortha Ellen Vincent, 83, of Fairmont, died Saturday (Oct. 19, 2013) at her nephew’s residence, Terry Kerns, in Hillsborough, N.C.

She was born Nov. 28, 1929, in Fairmont, daughter of the late Deby and Grace McGinnis Vincent.

Dortha graduated from Fairmont Senior High School. Dortha worked at Westinghouse for several years before relocating to California, and retired from Teledyne Co. Dortha and her sister “Al” returned home to Fairmont in February of 2006. Dortha attended and was a member of Katy Church through 2010 with her sister Alice.

Dortha was preceded in death by her parents, Deby and Grace McGinnis Vincent; sister, Sue Davis of Ohio; nephew, Timothy Dewalick; and nephew Gene Kerns.

She is survived by her sisters, Alice Vincent Lester of Fairmont, Jean Vincent LaRue of McCurdysville and Joyce Vincent Lyons of California; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may attend the service on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 11 a.m. at Katy Church with the Rev. Betty Jones officiating.

Interment services to be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to: Alice Lester, P.O. Box 1915, Fairmont, WV 26555.

Dortha was a very dear person, a clever and funny friend, and an irreplaceable sister. A final farewell for now. Love and peace to you, “Sis.”

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