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Dorothy M. DarnellNovember 11, 1931
Dorothy Marie Barker Darnell of Cochranville passed away on December 15, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was 86 years old. Born in Ashe County, N.C., Dorothy was the daughter of the late Luther Barker and the late Lucy Hart Barker. Dorothy was the beloved wife for 65 years to the late Clarence Darnell; mother of Lorraine Kim Francis (Robert), Lorna Kip Vitato (Barry) and Lorie Kit O’Connor (Bill); grandmother of Deana Fagan (Deana Gregory)and Courtney Smith; She was pre-deceased by her late daughter Loretta Kay Hoover. Sister to Gaye Miller, Geneva Jumper, Carl and Harlbert Barker. She was pre-deceased by her-siblings, Bernice, Donald, Glen, Earl and Gale Barker. She was a personal assistant and seamstress to Mary A Rumsey for 30 Years. She then worked as a manager at her daughters store, Capt’s Hallmark for 14 years. A member of Kelton Church of Christ, Dorothy served as the secretary for many years. Dorothy was a wonderful mother and grandmother to her 6 girls and they will miss her dearly.
A funeral service will be at 11:00AM on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the LONGWOOD FUNERAL HOME of MATTHEW GENEREUX, 913 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square. A viewing will be at the funeral home from 10:00AM until 11:00AM. Burial will follow the service in Oxford Cemetery.
Family flowers arranged by leStyle25 of Unionville, 610-925-1901 tel.