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Dolores I. Lamb

Dolores I. Lamb, 80, passed away on Tuesday, September 14 at Reid Hospital, hand in hand with her daughters.

She was born November 21, 1929 in Troy, Ohio to Glen and Zola Lamb Martin. She attended Centerville Schools before moving to Fountain City and graduated from Fountain City High School in 1949. She married Robert E. Lamb on July 13, 1949. Their loving, happy home was blessed with 2 daughters and they shared 52 years together before Mr. Lamb's death on December 26, 2001.

Mrs. Lamb was a homemaker and had lived in the Fountain City community most of her life. She enjoyed playing cards, especially euchre, skating and traveling. She was active with the Richmond Senior Center and the Fountain City Senior Center.

Mrs. Lamb will be missed by her daughters, Virginia Mullins, of Richmond and Nancy Clark, of Greens Fork; 4 grandchildren, Gary Mullins (Julie), Sandy Bowling (John), Bobbi Cayard-Roberts (Aaron) and Loni Clark; 3 great-grandchildren, Rachel Bowling, David Bowling and Nevin Cayard-Roberts; 1 brother, William Martin, of Winter Garden, Florida; 1 sister, Ruth Outcalt, of Scottsdale, Arizona; sisters-in-law Elnora Collins (Paul), of Cambridge City and Betty Martin and Joyce Martin, both of New Paris, Ohio; Iris Lamb, of Richmond; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Lamb was preceded in death by her sons-in-law, James L. Clark and Lloyd Wayne Mullins; 1 sister, Jean McDirmitt; and 2 brothers, Joe Martin and Charles Martin.

A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Max Knight at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 17, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

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Jenny and Nancy: So sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a really sweet lady. My thoughts will be with you today.

Andy & Brenda Anderson Sep 17 2010 12:00 AM

Virginia,Nancy and families,we are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We will miss Dolores as we have Bob. They were our good neighbors for 31 years. May God Bless you, and surround you with his comforting love.
Ernest and Ruth Bufford

Ernest and Ruth Bufford Sep 16 2010 12:00 AM

We were saddened to hear of the passing of our neighbor. Mrs. Lamb was always so kind and friendly. We enjoyed walking past her house and having visits with her when she was outside. I'll miss seeing her out on her mower. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Cathy Witte Sep 16 2010 12:00 AM

Virginia I am so sorry for your loss .May God bless you and your family in your time of need and bring comfort to you when you need it .

angie bryant Sep 16 2010 12:00 AM

Aunt Dee,
You will be missed for All the SPECIAL things that you do to make YOU special. It wont be the same, but I know you'll be with us all always.

Will miss and LOVE you more...

Addie Martin, Desirae Martin, Alexander Britton Sep 15 2010 12:00 AM

Aunt Dee,
You have always been here for us! You made everyone one of our trips memorable! I love Ginny and Nanny like they are my sisters.
The world is a better place because you were here.
I am glad that you and Uncle Bob are together again! Rest in Peace and know that you were truly loved by all!
Tell Elvis I said hello!
I will always love you and you will be truly missed!
I Love You!

Connie Branom Sep 15 2010 12:00 AM