She was born May 3, 1930 in Connersville to Emmett T. and Roxie L. Abel Ramey, and she was a 1948 graduate of Connersville High School.
On February 13, 1954, she married Leon R. Spaulding in Connersville. Leon passed away January 11, 1996.
Dorothy worked for Roots Blower for a number of years and at Connersville Utilities for 21 years.
She was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church. In her leisure, she greatly enjoyed bowling and was a big fan of Spartan sports. She was an avid reader and also loved watching gameshows and tennis on television. Most of all, she loved watching her grandchildren’s activities and always went no matter what.
Survivors include a daughter, Marti A. Spaulding of Richmond, Indiana; a son, Ronald L. (Ronda) Spaulding of Oxford, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Katie Spaulding (husband, Guangyong Koh), CJ Spaulding (fiancé, Connor Murphy), and Jack Spaulding; a brother, Richard (Joyce) Ramey of Fishers, Indiana; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a family friend, John Firsich.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 41 years, Leon R. Spaulding; and a sister, Betty Ramey Devor.
Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Dustin Boehm at 11:00 a.m. at the church, and burial will follow at Dale Cemetery. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.