Dorothy M. Putman

    Dorothy Mae Putman, 85, of Panama City Beach, Florida, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2011, at her home in the arms of loving family members under the direction of Covenant Hospice.
    She was born on October 4, 1925, in Willshire, Ohio, Blackhawk Township, Mercer County, to William Glenn White and Glendola Fern Case White.
    She graduated from Pleasant Mills High School in Adams County and was a member of the Methodist faith.
    She married Meredith Putman in 1946 in Fort Wayne and they moved to Florida in 1952 to live in Lighthouse Point and Sebring before moving to Panama City Beach in 2001.
    She is survived by one son, Donald Putman of Tallahassee, Florida; three daughters, Mary Garrett, Connie Hancock, and Cindy Haisten, all of Panama City Beach; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Meredith; one son, Thomas Glenn Putman; both parents; and one brother, William Junior White.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, in Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home's chapel at Panama City, Florida, with chaplain Steve Watson officiating.
    Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Thursday.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, Florida, 32405.
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