BRADFORD – Dorothy E. Southard, 79, wife of the late Vernal Southard, died peacefully Oct. 18, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born March 3, 1914, in Milo. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 41 and Eastern Star of 50 years. She is survived by her son, Wallace Blowers and wife, Adelaide, of LaGrange; two daughters, Virginia Pearce and husband, Carl, and Arlene Shields, both of Corinth; a sister, Jane Osgood of Milo; and two brothers, Leroice Oakes of Bradford and Chesley Oakes of Bangor. She has 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Lawrence Brown and Norris Oakes; and a sister, Mavis Brown. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Mills Cemetery, Bradford. In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to Bradford Baptist Church, Building Fund, Bradford, ME 04401.