Dorothy Evelyn (Bolitho) Makins

January 3, 1927 ~ September 6, 2019 (age 92)


Dorothy E. Makins, age 92, of Jackson passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at her home.

She was born January 3, 1927, in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of John E. and Julia May Lynchard Bolitho.  She and Harold Edward Makins were married April 26, 1946, in Detroit.  He passed away May 2, 2014.

Dorothy graduated from Northwestern High School in Detroit in 1945.  She and Harold moved from Detroit to Jackson in 1971.  When her health permitted, she was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 91, in Jackson.

 Loving survivors include a son, Daniel (Margaret) Makins of Jackson; a daughter, Judy (Kathy) Makins of Columbia, Missouri; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

There will be a Celebration of Life from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Inurnment will be held on October 12, 2019 at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Novi, Michigan.

The family suggests that contributions be made to Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 4301 Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301

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Celebration of Life
September 21, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center
640 West Independence
Jackson, MO 63755

Inurnment (Date Only)
October 12, 2019

Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery
43300 W 12 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48377


DAV – Disabled American Veterans
P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati OH 45250-0301
Tel: 1-877-647-8387

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