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Dorothy Louise (Dobbins) Sprankle

October 8, 1943 — December 3, 2023

Crooksville

Dorothy Louise Sprankle, 80, of Crooksville, Ohio passed away at 4:33 PM, Sunday, December 3, 2023 at Genesis Hospice Morrison House in Zanesville surrounded by her loving family, her beloved husband by her side.

She was born October 8, 1943 in Sego, the daughter of the late Hugh Dobbins and Sella (nee: Childres) Dobbins.

Dorothy was a 1962 graduate of New Lexington High School.  On June 30, 1962, she married the love of her life and soulmate, Roger Sprankle and they started their family.  In the early 1970’s, together with her husband, Dorothy was co-founder of Village Pizza in Crooksville which they owned and operated for the next 41 years.  It was the first pizza shop in Crooksville. She and Roger also had a sunbed business in their home.  She later worked for Southeastern Electric Company in Crooksville.  Dorothy spent 18 years as a member of the Crooksville Fire and EMS department.  She attended Word of God Church in Ironspot.

Left behind to mourn her passing is her husband of 61 years, Roger Sprankle; her son and daughter-in-law, Rod and Mandy Sprankle; her sisters and brother-in-law, Shirley Hinkle and Betty and Dick Anderson; her grandchildren, Josh and Amy Sprankle, Jeremy Sprankle, Ryan Sprankle, Clay Sprankle, Madison and T.J. Lewis, Tyler Sprankle, Ethan Sprankle and Eli Sprankle; her great-grandchildren, Emma Jo, Adley Lou, Andrew, Ava, Maddison and Maggie and her furbaby, Spanky.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her son, Gary Sprankle and her siblings, Nellie Anderson, Bill Dobbins and Bob Dobbins.

Family and friends may visit to pay respects 3-7 PM, Thursday, December 7, 2023 at Goebel Funeral Home, 36 N. Buckeye St., Crooksville where funeral services will be held at 7 pm with Pastor Marc Caton as celebrant.  Following the service, Dorothy will be cremated.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Goebel Funeral Home & Cremation Services

36 North Buckeye Street, Crooksville, OH 43731

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Goebel Funeral Home & Cremation Services

36 North Buckeye Street, Crooksville, OH 43731

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