Dotty Lou Bean, 86, of Connersville passed away Tuesday morning, June 11, 2019, at Reid Health, Richmond.
A lifelong resident of Connersville, Dotty was born on August 10, 1932, the only child of James and Mary Berkmeyer Derby. She graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1950 and attended Indiana University.
On April 4, 1952, Dotty married Arnold Bean in St. Gabriel Church. Mr. Bean passed away on November 1, 1983.
Dotty was employed as a medical registrar at Fayette Memorial Hospital for 30 years, retiring in 2010. She was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church and Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority. In her leisure time, she enjoyed reading, dancing, and spending time with her children.
Survivors include seven children, Jennifer (Harold “Rodney”) Easley of Connersville, Cindy Sizemore of Everton, Debbie (Bill) Faw, of Connersville, Jim Bean of Muncie, Indiana, John (Laura) Bean of Connersville, Patrick (Martiann) Bean of Richmond, Indiana, Joseph (Carla) Bean of Connersville; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband of 31 years, Arnold Bean, Dotty was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Mark Sizemore; a grandson, William Sizemore; and a great-granddaughter, Alexis Sleet.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of rosary service at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Following cremation, burial will be in Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Gabriel Church Endowment Fund or Fayette County Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made anytime at