Dorothy Pugh Deloteus
Dorothy Pugh Deloteus

May 13, 1918 - April 27, 2017
Resided in Bowling Green, KY

Obituary

DOROTHY PUGH DELOTEUS, 98, died on Thursday, April 27 at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas on May 13, 1918 to the late Col. Philip S. Pugh, Jr. and Nelsie Copelin Pugh. A graduate of Sophie Newcomb College and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana, she married Leonard R. Deloteus in 1940. They moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1951 and became active in The Presbyterian Church and a host of civic activities including PEO Chapter O. In 2007, Dot moved to the Presbyterian Homes of Louisville, Kentucky where she attended Buechel Presbyterian Church.
Dot was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leonard R. Deloteus; brothers Lt. Col. P. Sidney Pugh III and Robert N. Pugh. She is survived by four children: Nelsie Grissom of Mishawaka, Indiana; Phyllis Garrett and husband, Mike of Monett, Missouri; Linda Garrett and husband, Mitch of Louisville, Kentucky; Ray Deloteus and wife, Lisa of Birmingham, Alabama; a sister, Jane Ferguson of New Orleans, Louisiana; nine grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green, Kentucky on Saturday, May 13 at 1:00 p.m. followed by a celebration of Dot's life at 2:30. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Green.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Presbyterian Homes and Services of Kentucky (for Benevolent Care), PO Box 18067, Louisville, KY 40261-0067 or to PEO Chapter O (for women's scholarships), 150 Prestwick Court, Bowling Green, KY 42103.

Arrangements have been entrusted to J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel.

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Services

Visitation
The Presbyterian Church
1003 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Saturday, May 13, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Service
The Presbyterian Church
1003 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Saturday, May 13, 2017
2:30 PM
Service
J.C. Kirby & Son Broadway Chapel
832 Broadway Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Saturday, May 13, 2017
2:30 PM
Cemetery
Fairview Cemetery #1
1209 Fairview Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Charities

Presbyterian Homes and Services of KY
PO Box 18067
Louisville, KY 40261-0067
PEO Chapter O
150 Prestwick Court
Bowling Green, KY 42103