Dolly Ann Gambrel, 80, of Crothersville and a lifelong resident of Jackson County, passed away at 12:45 AM on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at St Vincent Hospital in Salem.
Born March 11, 1934 in Seymour, Indiana, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Minnie (Tidd) Black.
In February of 1951 she married Harold F. Gambrel who passed away on April 21, 2005.
Dolly enjoyed being a homemaker and was a seed vendor through Valonia Tree Nursery. Her other interests were fishing, playing cards, and mushroom & ginseng hunting. She loved to sew and could make anything with material and thread. Dolly was a member of the Russell Chapel Church.
Survivors include three children, Patricia Newberry and her husband Phillip of Crothersville, Michael Gambrel and his wife Mary Ann of Crothersville, and Ronnie Gambrel of Crothersville, 6 grandchildren and their spouses, Jay (Angie) Newberry, Kyle (Glenna) Newberry, Chris (Rachel) Gambrel, Laura Gambrel, Kayla Gambrel all of Crothersville, Natalie (David) Bires of Austin, 11 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Thurmond, Harold, Kenneth, Lawrence, and Donald, 3 sisters, Opal, Mildred, and Betty.
Brother Randy King will conduct graveside services at 5:00 PM on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Russell Chapel Cemetery. Cremation has been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations can be given in memory of Dolly to Russell Chapel Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.