DORIS A. BUSBY- 74 of Jewett, Ohio died Wednesday Oct. 17, 2012 in Valley Hospice in Steubenville, Ohio after a long illness. She was born in Archer Township, Harrison County Ohio on Aug. 13, 1938 the daughter of the late Lauren and Mary Frances Toole Strausbaugh. Doris was also preceded in death by 2 brothers Carl and Clifford Strausbaugh and a granddaughter Megan Busby . Doris is a graduate of Jewett High School class of 1956. She married Gary Busby on March 16, 1956. Doris was an active member of the Jewett Methodist Church, Jewett Garden Club, Sunday School Teacher, the church choir and an avid bowler. She was inducted into the McCook Area Women’s Bowling Association Hall of Fame . Doris was also an accomplished seamstress and sewed for many people in the Jewett area.
Doris is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gary Busby of Jewett. 2 sons- Bret (Kim) Busby of Uhrichsville Marc (Tammy) Busby of Gahanna, Ohio
4 granddaughters- Holly Gerard Justine Drockton Mia Busby Tanya Busby 2 great granddaughters- Nora Gerard Leslie Drockton
1 brother- Harvey (Betty) Strausbaugh of Fla.
Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home at 416 East Main Street in Jewett, Ohio on Friday Oct. 19th. 2012 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Also on Saturday Oct. 20, 2012 from 10 AM. until service time at 11 AM at the Jewett United Methodist Church in Jewett. Pastor Hester Hudson will officiate, burial will follow at Fairview Gardens in Jewett. Blackburn Funeral Homes 740-946-3351 www.blackburnfuneralhomes.com