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Dorsey L. Neighbors (1924 - 2014)

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Dorsey Lee Neighbors

Dorsey Lee Neighbors, age 89, of Tallahassee, Florida passed away at home on Sunday, May 11, 2014. She was born September 11, 1924 to Charles Allen Wilson and Myrtle Lee Miller Wilson. She was a homemaker and loved gardening.

Dorsey was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, James D. Neighbors; two sisters, Mable Thomas and Elsie Emmons. She is survived by two sons, James R. Neighbors (Barbara) of Bowling Green, KY and Timothy Neighbors of Tallahassee; three daughters, Janet Walton (Les) of Ft. Myers, FL, Denese Neighbors (Jimmy) of Tallahassee, and Melinda Lyon (Kevin) of Crawfordville, FL; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Polly Cavett of Crestview, FL.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Tallahassee Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Society, the , and Big Bend Hospice. Online guestbook may be signed at


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on May 15, 2014
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