Entered into Rest
January 19, 2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11:00 AM Greenwood Cemetery
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Dorothy Virginia Altman, died Friday, January 19, 2018 at Fellowship Home of Cordelia Manor in Cordele, Georgia. Mrs. Altman was born on April 24, 1921 in Morganfield, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Mary Faulk Cappell and Esley Chappell. She attended school mostly in Henderson, Kentucky but graduated from Hamilton High School in 1939. She married her highschool sweet heart, George Altman after he returned from WW II and was his soulmate for 72 years. She worked at the Board of Education, Chaco Credit Union and Champion Paper Company. She retired after 37 years as secretary of The First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton, Ohio. She had a kind, gentle, compassionate spirit that was evidenced throughout her life. Having been blessed with a sweet, cheerful and magnetic personality, she endeared herself to all who knew her. She never met a stranger, loved helping people, and was famous for her “infectious” laugh ! She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great, great grandmother, making many tripss to Georgia to enjoy her extended family. She was preceded indeath by her husband, George Altman, her parents, her sister, Mary and a loving stepfather, Owen Kelley. She is survived by her devoted daughter and her husband, Carol, and Doug Hyde of Pitts, Georgia; two grandsons, Chris and wife, Dee Hyde and Brian Hyde all of Cordele; her precious great grandchildren, Ben and Lindee Hyde of Cordele, Morgan Hyde of Thompson, Georgia and Whitney Hyde of Blairsville, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the charity of your choice. A graveside service, officiated by Rev. Dr. Kim Katterheinrich, will be held 11″00 AM on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Greenwood Cemetery, Section C (Heaton Street Entrance).