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Darlene Dresbach

July 19, 1953 ~ November 6, 2018 (age 65)

Darlene Dresbach, 65, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018. 11:09 a.m. at the Hospice of Dayton. She was a long time resident of Fairborn, Ohio. She was born July 19, 1953 to Willard George and Mary Phyllis (Schafer) Dresbach.

She loved Rhythm and Blues music, pretty makeup, her family and Jesus. Darlene loved deeply and was deeply loved. She will be greatly missed!

Darlene is survived by her daughter, Jawana Dresbach; son, Andrew Dresbach, Sr.; grandchildren, Sasha Dresbach, Marcus Dresbach, Andrew (Junior) Dresbach, and Aiden Dresbach; great granddaughter, Addyson Holloway; sister, Donna McCormick; nieces, Maria Madison and Angela Studebaker; and a host of other family and friends. Darlene also leaves behind her special nurse and friend, Frankie Hammond who lovingly cared for her. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Phyllis Dresbach; sisters, Janiece Johnson, Brenda Fourman; and brother-in-law, Gerald Fourman.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Calvary Baptist Church, 543 W Funderburg Rd, Fairborn, Ohio 45324 with visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Final arrangements entrusted to the care of the Jerry W. Kinley Funeral Home.

If Roses Grow in Heaven

If roses grow in heaven,
Lord please pick a bunch for me,
Place them in my mother's arms
And tell her they're from me. 
Tell her I love her and miss her,
And when she turns to smile,
Place a kiss upon her cheek
And hold her for awhile.
Because remembering her is easy,
I do it every day,
But there's an ache within my heart
That will never go away.


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