Dorothy E. Nichols Daugherty, 82, of Cadiz, died on Aug. 26, 2011 at the home of her son, Richard in Zanesville. She was born Mar. 23, 1929 in Cadiz, a daughter of the late Ralph and Edna Nation Nichols. Dorothy continued to reside in Cadiz with her husband, Richard Lee Daugherty whom she married on April 1, 1950.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, who died Nov. 22, 1987, her son, Ralph (2002), a son-in-law, Charles Harris (2005), a sister, Agnes Thompson, and two infant brothers.

The family expresses a sincere thank you for the caring services of Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care of Zanesville, Ohio. A dignified cremation has taken place. Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio has assisted the family with local arrangements.

A memorial service to honor Dorothy’s life will be held Tuesday Aug. 30, 2011 at 7 p.m. The family will receive visitors from 4 p.m. until the time of service at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home Inc, 172 Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Hospice Organization of your choice in memory of Dorothy. To send a note of condolence, sympathy card or comfort food to the Daugherty Family: Online condolences may be made at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.