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Delores Zuline Dynes

January 12, 1925 — December 26, 2018

Delores Zuline Dynes, 93, of Greenville, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

She was born on January 12, 1925 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Ward and Junie (Grooms) Long. In addition to her parents, Delores was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Dynes, who passed on December 21, 1998; her brothers, Edward Wright, Richard Wright, and Alvin Long; her sisters, Edith Jones, Ruby Magoto, Margaret Rhodes, Eva Dynes, and Maxine Bragg.

Delores loved spending time with her family and friends. She traveled all over the Miami Valley playing cards with her friends. From time to time, you could find Delores at the Greenville Moose playing bingo. When she wasn't playing games, Delores enjoyed shopping, baking and cooking, and traveling with her family. Delores was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Greenville Moose, and the VFW. Delores retired from Greenville City Schools in the 1990s where she worked in the cafeteria.

Delores is survived by her children, Diane (Mike) Lecklider of Greenville, Clark (Gail) Dynes of Greenville, and Craig (Deborah) Dynes of Arcanum; grandchildren, Amy (Jeff) Davis of Greenville, Matthew (Julie) Lecklider of Greenville, Emily Burk of Greenville, Ryan (Becky) Dynes of Arcanum, Mallory (Sean) McDermott of Dayton, Keyna (Nick) Castelluccio of Evanston, Illinois, Kami (Jeff) Knitt of Dekalb, Illinois; great grandchildren, Alex Davis, Zac Davis, Caden Lecklider, Kiera Lecklider Austin (Amanda) Burk, Addison Miller, Ivy Dynes, Henry Dynes, Cooper McDermott, Sophia Castelluccio, Micah Castelluccio, Luke Castelluccio, and Jay Knitt; great-great grandchildren, Daniel Burk.

A celebration of Delores' life will take place on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Pastor Doug Dafoe officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of service.

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