AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Vadis Clarke Dorsey, wife of the late Thomas James Dorsey, Jr., entered into rest on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at University Hospital. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Baptist Church. Burial will be at Georgia Veterans Cemetery, Milledgeville. Mrs. Dorsey was a 1956 graduate of Lucy Laney High School and a U. S. Air Force veteran. After retiring from the University of California Press, she moved back to Augusta in 2004. She was a member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church. Survivors are her children, Thomas J. Dorsey III, Stacey J. Dorsey, Augusta; grandchildren, Jeremy Dorsey, Augusta, Desiree Dorsey, Oakland, CA; siblings, Alphonso Richardson, Columbus, GA, Geraldine (Robert) Turner, Davino Richardson, Harvest, AL, D'Angelo (Wilma) Richardson, Levester Richardson, Katheryn (Nathaniel) Wilson, Leila Richardson, Nancy Richardson, Rosa Richardson, New York, Anthony (Brooke) Brown, Las Vegas, NV, Curtis (Laurie) Brown, New Jersey; very special cousins, Lillie Green, Virginia, Kelvin Brooks, Augusta; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Williams Funeral Home, 2945 Old Tobacco Road, Hephzibah
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from May 4 to May 6, 2014