Jean Kay Doty, 81


Jean Kay Doty, 81, of Mt. Olive, died on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at her home.

Funeral services were held on Monday, May 2, at Becker and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Brewer officiating. Pallbearers were Holly Doty, Mary Doty, Amy O’Brien, Bucky O’Brien, Anthony Hinshaw, Kammy Carney, Walter Wallace and Shane Lawrence. Becker and Son Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Doty was born on Dec. 11, 1940, in Litchfield, to Melbourne and Mabel (Hunsinger) Bohlen. She attended Mt. Olive Schools and graduated with the Class of 1958. After high school graduation, she attended nursing training doing an internship at Staunton Hospital. She married Ken Doty on Feb. 12, 1960, and they later divorced. She married Russell Miller on June 29, 1987, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 1990. She remarried Ken Doty on Nov. 21, 2002, and he preceded her in death Feb. 2, 2017. With her mother, she started Mae-Jean Poodle Towne in 1968 and continued it until 2001.

Mrs. Doty is survived by her children, Corine (Connie) Malone, Kenneth (Ricky) Doty Jr., and Eric Werner; grandchildren, Walter Wallace, Amy (husband James) O’Brien, Ronnie (wife LaTisha) Crider, Destiny Crider, Kammy Carney, Elizabeth (husband Theodore) Alexander, Rebecca (husband Joe) Reiniesch, Holly Doty, Mary Doty and Hope Werner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; daughter, Roxanne “Roxie” Kuni; and three grandchildren, David Doty, Donnie and Amanda Malone.

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