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Dorothy E. GuilliamsFebruary 19, 1924 ~ October 22, 2017 (age 93)
NEW FRANKLIN - Dorothy E. (Jump) Guilliams, 93, went home to be with the Lord on October 22, 2017. She was born February 19, 1924 in Kenmore. She was a 1942 graduate of Kenmore High School. She worked at Mayor Charles E. Slusser’s Insurance Agency, Williams Insurance Agency, and the University of Akron. She attended Goss Memorial Church in Kenmore for over 80 years.
Dorothy lived in the Kenmore and Manchester areas, wintered at Earp, California and North Port, Florida. She loved her cats, flowers, paintings, and had traveled the world extensively. She was a member of AARP and other senior groups.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Roy James “Jim” Guilliams; parents, Ira Cleveland Jump and Helen Louise Kibler; and brother, Robert (Madeline) Russell Jump.
She is survived by her sons, David (Dee) and Bruce (Michelle) Guilliams; daughter, Diane (Gary) Varner; grandchildren, James (Barbara), Joshua (Deborah), Mark, and Emily Guilliams; great-grandsons, Michael and Jonathan Guilliams; great-granddaughter, Madison Guilliams; favorite niece, Cynthia (Donald) Jump Said; cat companion, Taffy; numerous nephews, nieces, and friends.
Special thank you to the staff and nurses at Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living in Barberton, Barberton Citizens Hospital and Akron City Hospital for the loving care you gave our mother.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 10 to 11 a.m., with service beginning at 11 a.m., Pastor Kevin Burkholder officiating. Interment at Manchester Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Goss Memorial Church, 2247 11th St. SW, Akron, OH 44314, in memory of Dorothy.