Dolores Ann Lightle-Freeman

December 16, 1937 ~ January 14, 2019 (age 81)


Lightle-Freeman, Dolores Ann age 81 passed away January 14, 2019 in Ashland, OR.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Grace Woodruff Swann and John M. Vierra, sister, Loretta Rudy, first husband, Donald E. Lightle, son, David L. Lightle, and grandson, Joshua M. Lightle.  She is survived by 4 children who were all at her bedside, Michael (Susan) Lightle, Tipp City, OH, Susan (Bill) Robinson, Ashland, OR, Teresa (Brady) Westmoreland, Ashland, OR and Matthew (Kristen) Lightle, Troy, OH.  She is also survived by daughter in law, Chen Ya Lightle, Tipp City, OH, sister, Betty (Rick) Bernardi, Goodyear, AZ, niece, Cheryl (Jon) Shaneyfelt, Tipp City, OH, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and many other nieces and nephews.

Born on December 16, 1937 in San Jose, CA, she moved to Tipp City in 1956 where she raised 5 children.  She was a Cub Scout Den Mother and Camp Fire Girl Troop Leader.  She worked as a waitress at the Seven Nations, The Springs, The Holiday Inn and Dodd’s at the Dayton Airport. 

Services will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM at FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUNERAL HOME,  327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH 45371.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM prior to the service on Friday.  She will be interred at Maple Hill Cemetery, on Saturday, January 26th.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Dave Lightle Cross Country Fund c/o Tipp City Area Community Foundation, P. O. Box 626, Tipp City, OH 45371.  Online condolences may be expressed at

Donations may be made to:

Dave Lightle Cross Country Fund c/o Tipp City Area Community Foundation
PO Box 626, Tipp City OH 45371

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