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Nina Jo Dorst

Nina Jo Dorst, 52 of Portsmout peacefully passed away October 1, 2021 at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on April 12, 1969 to the late Charles Dowdy and Nina Steel. She was a 1987 graduate of Scioto County Joint Vocational School

She  was preceded by her parents; two brothers David Evans and Wayne Evans and many aunts and uncles.

She is survived by her husband Robert Dorst of Portsmouth, along with her husband she is survived by two sons, Larry Dorst of Portsmouth and Rodney Dorst of Akron; three daughters Kimberly Burke of Akron, Veronica Shover of Portsmouth and Shianne Dorst of Jackson.  She is also survived by a sister Christi Workman of Cleveland and twelve grandchildren.

No funeral or memorial service is immediately planned. The family will notify loved ones in the future if/when a service is schedule.


  1. Kimberlie altman knight on October 3, 2021 at 11:29 am

    So sorry to hear this miss and love a great cousin.

  2. Lora Ross on October 4, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Rip nina your in the arms of Jesus now no more suffering you will have ….you will be missed and thought of often .

  3. Kimberly rowland on October 9, 2021 at 12:53 am

    Sweet Nina I will miss taking care of such a sweet lady! You was such A blessing to know. I will miss us having a party as I did my care on you and I turned in music for you to listen to. Your at peace now sweet love! Go and be free you are missed so much here.

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