Hinkle, Doris

Written by David Green.

Doris Mae Hinkle, 94, formerly of Lyons, Ohio, died Nov. 27, 2011, in Sylvania, Ohio.

She was born Dec. 26, 1916, in Chesterfield Twp., Ohio, the daughter of Ray and Nellie (Smalley) Onweller. On June 14, 1940, in Lyons, she married Franklin Hinkle and he preceded her in death.

Doris was a lifelong resident of the Lyons area and was a member of the Lyons Christian Church.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Linda (and Tom) Amstutz of Sylvania; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, Doris was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Jack.

Graveside services are planned at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, with Rev. Paul Bomeli officiating. No visitation is planned.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

Funeral arrangements were made through the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.

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