Dorothy Imadell Tibbs, age 88 of Kettering, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born on May 8, 1933 in Mize, Kentucky to the late Willie Joe and Ida Ratliff. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Tibbs; three sons, Kenneth Tibbs, Michael Tibbs, and Douglas Tibbs; brother, Harold Ratliff; and her brother-in-law, Willie Tibbs.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Christopher Tibbs; bonus son, Shane Humphrey; two sisters, Daisy Ratliff and Minnie (Billy) Watson; brother, Carl Ratliff; sister-in-law, Para Tibbs; and best friend, Mary Robbins. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Dorothy was devoted to her faith and a proud member of Eastview Church of God. She volunteered with the children’s ministry and served in many fellowship dinners. Dorothy enjoyed planting flowers and gardening. She is well loved and will be deeply missed by all those who knew her.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 am - 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Eastview Church of God located at 5289 Burkhardt Road Riverside, Ohio 45431. Funeral Service will be officiated by Pastor Leon Collins at 11:00 am. Dorothy will be laid to rest at 1:00 pm alongside her husband, Roy at Dayton National Cemetery located at 4400 W 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45417.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eastview Church of God.
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