Doris Virginia Bauman, 84, of Rootstown, passed away Dec. 9, 2012, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
She was born Jan. 24, 1928, in Meigs County, Ohio, to the late Albert and Edith (Balderson) Wyers.
Mrs. Bauman lived most of her life in Rootstown. After raising seven children, she and her husband moved back to West Virginia after William retired, but returned to Rootstown a few years ago. Doris enjoyed church activities, sewing, cooking and camping with her family. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Brimfield (former member of Blackhorse Baptist, Ravenna and Cedar Grove Freewill Baptist in West Virginia).
Survivors include her husband of 66 years, celebrated this past May 18, 2012, William C. Bauman; her children, William H. (Carol) Bauman of Rootstown, Harold Edward (Peggy) Bauman of Ravenna, James A. (Barbara) Bauman of Pennisula, Ohio, Ginger (Jack) Elrod of Lenior, N.C., Mary Kay (Ernest) Shipp of Rootstown, Sandra Lynn (Howard) of Ravenna and Rebecca Ann (Toby) Nichols of Walker, W.Va.; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond (Joyce) Wyers of Cambridge; sister, Charlene Todd of Ravenna; and sisters-in-law, Linda Wyers and Joyce Wyers of Ravenna.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; three brothers; and three sisters.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes, Ravenna Chapel, with calling hours from noon until the time of services, with Pastor Dave Hermann and Pastor Dallas Sanford officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Park Ravenna, Ohio.