77, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014. Dorothy was born March 10, 1936 in Palmetto, FL. She was the only child of Annie Laura Jones McCray, the granddaughter of Hattie Aldridge Jones and Jefferson Jones, the great granddaughter of Luvinia Bellamy Aldridge and the great-great granddaughter of Solomon and Effie Bellamy. Dorothy attended Liberty City Elementary and Dorsey High Schools in Miami and graduated from Trenton Central High School in New Jersey. She would goon to attain her nursing degree from Trenton State College and later, her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Southern Colorado. Dorothy was an extremely hard worker and over the years worked as a supervisor at New Jersey State hospital as Director of Nursing at Schuyler Senior Citizens Home in Schuyler, NE, a RN at the University of Nebraska, St. Francis and Fitzsimmons hospitals in Colorado and at Ft. Carson Army hospital for nearly 27 years. She was an avid Broncos fan, who never missed a home game. She loved to travel and could often be seen reading her Bible before falling asleep. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Williams; her daughter, Crystal Stokes; and her long time partner, Hosea Haynes. She is survived by her sons, Charlester Williams and Al R. Plummer, II; her grandchildren, An'del and his wife Zenobia JonesFoster, Daithan Kitchens, and Kristian Kitchens, Julian Moeller Plummer and Ben Moeller Plummer; her great grandlchildren, Akeem, Alex, Nafirian, Seniya and Nasani. Visitation 6-8pm, Friday, March 7, 2014, at Westside Funeral Home, 204 7th Street, West, Palmetto, FL. Funeral services will be held at 11am, Saturday, March 8, at the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment Mansion Memorial Park, Ellenton, FL. Arrangements entrusted to Westside Funeral Home.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Mar. 6, 2014
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