Doretta M. George, 83, of Wooster, died Wednesday Morning, July 18, 2018 at Brookdale in Wooster. Doretta was born January 30, 1935 in Lodi, to H. Dean and Faye B. (Miller) Wood and was a 1952 graduate of Homerville High, where she was the class Valedictorian.
She entered the U.S. Air Force on July 28, 1953 and Honorably served until May 26, 1955. On January 29, 1955, she married Richard J. George and he preceded her in death July 3, 1998. Doretta had made her home in Kentucky, Florida and for the past 20 years in the Wooster area. She was a member of American Legion Post 68 in Wooster and is remembered for her love of flowers and decorating her home. Doretta was always "dressed to the nines" and enjoyed socializing with family and friends.
She is survived by her three grandchildren, Jimmy, Christina and Aaron; several great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Sonja) Wood of Homerville; brother-in-law, James Underwood of Wooster and sister-in-law, Connie Wood of Wooster and many nieces and nephews.
Doretta was preceded in death by her husband; her daughter, Becky Land in 1997; twin sister, Dorene Underwood; sister, Betty Hall and brothers, Ronald and Edward Wood.
Graveside services will be Monday, July 23, 2018 at 2 P.M. at Sherwood Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. Friends may call Monday from 1 P.M. until 1:45 P.M. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston.
The family extends their deepest appreciation to Amber and the Staff of Brookdale in Wooster and to Brookdale Hospice for the wonderful care given to Doretta. Your love and support will always be remembered.