Viola Delphine “Dodie” Botsford, 84, went to be with her Lord on July 4, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Herbert; daughters, Laurie (David) Hildreth, Lisa (Jim) Frantz; and grandchildren, Christina (Marshall) Anderson, Katie (Michael) O’Neal, Kimberly (Kibbee) Hildreth, Rebecca (Jonathan) Allen, Jonathan (Christina) Frantz, Daniel Frantz, Joanna (Jim) Matchynski, and Joel (Jennifer) Coppernoll; and nine great-grandchildren. Dodie was preceded in death by her parents, David and Dorothy Colton, her sister Yvonne Burns, and her son, Joel Botsford. She enjoyed sitting by the pool, traveling, knitting, watching sports, serving her church and her community, and spending time with her family. The family is grateful to the staff at Spring Arbor Assisted Living and to SouthernCare Hospice for the loving care and dignity they provided her in the last years of her life. A celebration of her life will be held at Cornerstone Christian Church, 2395 W. High Street, Jackson, MI 49203 on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 4:00pm with Todd Earnst officiating. A private interment will take place at Hillcrest Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rock Lake Christian Assembly, 7389 Vestaburg Road, Vestaburg, MI 48891; Cornerstone Christian Church, 2395 W. High Street, Jackson, MI 49203 or disAbility Connections, 409 Linden Avenue, Jackson, MI 49203.
The family will receive friends at church from 3:00pm until the time of service at 4:00pm.
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Cornerstone Christian Church
2395 West High Street, Jackson MI 49203
409 Linden Avenue, Jackson MI 49203
Rock Lake Christian Assembly
7389 Vestaburg Road, Vestaburg MI 48891