ADA — Dorothy G. Griffiths is celebrating her 90th birthday with a family gathering.
She was born Oct. 1, 1928, in Lima, to Robert and Bernice Winks. On Dec. 24, 1946, she married David W. Cottrell, who died Sept. 12, 1976. She later married Owen Griffiths, who is deceased.
She has three children, Victoria (John) Czysz, of Tucson, Arizona, Christopher (Miriam) Cottrell, of Ada, and David (Amy) Cottrell, of Cridersville. She has four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She worked at the A&P supermarket and The Ohio State University-Lima cafeteria. She is an avid reader and enjoys Civil War history. She is a homemaker and enjoys cooking. She spends hours doting over her dog, Ethel.