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Welcome to the memorial page for

Alice Leola Dumm

August 31, 1934 ~ October 30, 2016 (age 82)

Alice Leola Dumm, age 92, of Sebring, OH passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016. She was born August 31, 1924 in Girard, OH to the late Roy and Gertrude Sutherland. Alice was a Faithful Pastor’s wife and mentor for over thirty years, she was involved in youth work and music ministry at Hope UMC in Akron, Westbrook Park UMC in Canton and Christ UMC in Louisville, Ohio. Bell choirs at the Louisville Christ UMC Church gave special joy to Alice’s life.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Durlan K. Dumm, in 2012, a sister, Evelyn Hughes and four brothers, Rev. James, Dr. Eugene, Rev. Robert and Dr. Roy Sutherland, II. She is survived by two daughters, Darlene (Mark) Schaefer, Marlene Dumm, a son, Larry (Linda) Dumm, a brother, Rev. John Sutherland, four grandchildren, Lisa Dumm, Lane Dumm, Nathan Scherdin, Heather Haggerty, three great-grandsons, Trevor, Tyler and Trey.

A celebration of life, in Alice’s memory, will be 11am Friday (11/4) in the Bennett Chapel of Copeland Oaks, 800 S. 15th St. Sebring, OH. A committal service will be held 3pm Friday in the Hope United Methodist Church, 2650 Cory Ave, Akron, OH. Rev Dr. Scott Wilson and Rev. Dr. Jim Skinner will officiate the services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations could be made to The Oaks Foundation, by phone 330-938-7405 or website Online condolences may be left at

                                                Stier-Israel Funeral Home


Charitable donations may be made to:

The Oaks Foundation
Tel: 1-330-938-7405

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
November 4, 2016

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Bennett Chapel of Copeland Oaks
18 S. 15th Street
Sebring, OH 44672

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