Delores was born at Mason, W.Va. on Dec. 5, 1955 to the late Bill and Audria Jeffers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Ben and Pearl Kesterson, paternal grandparents, John and Violia Jeffers, niece Trina Bachtel and Trina’s infant son, Trey.
Delores is survived by her sisters, Bea (Bachtel) and Jerry Davis, Goldboro, NC, Carole Bachtel, South Point, Susie and Ronnie Casto, Pomeroy; brothers, Ronnie and Diane Bachtel, Chester, and Bill Jeffers, Dayton, who was not only her brother but her best friend; and three nieces, two nephews, 14 great nieces and nephews. Delores also left behind many special friends who touched her heart in many ways.
Delores attended Southern High School before moving to Dayton where she then attended Rets Tech Center, graduating as an electrical engineer. After graduation, she became a teacher at Rets Tech Center. After leaving her teaching career, Delores worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as an engineer on the flight simulator. After employment there, she went back to school and received her Realtor’s license. She was employed in Dayton for Tom Fortner, Broker, Realtor as head of the RDO department.
A memorial service was held yesterday.