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Dorothy Brumfield


1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Brumfield Obituary
Dorothy Olivia Coleman Brumfield was born July 27, 1926 to the union of James and Martha Coleman in Gary, Indiana. She was a resident of Gary for ninety years. She was a graduate of Gary Roosevelt High School Class of 1945. She attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri majoring in Business Administration on a scholarship. A member of First Baptist Church serving faithfully with the General Mission Ministry, Noon Day Bible Study, Food Pantry and Sunday School Class 722. Dorothy rendered twenty-one years of service to the City of Gary, working in the public sector with the Township Trustee, Model Cities and Chief Deputy Civil Division Clerk's Office until her retirement. Her social activities included C-D Moes Social Club. The Fifth District Precinct Organization and also a member of the Means Manor 19-21, 1st Madison Street Block Club. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Conway Brumfield, brother Alonzo Johnson, son Conway Brumfield Jr. Dorothy exchanged time for eternity on July 29, 2016. She leaves to cherish her memories children Jerry (Patricia) Brumfield of Homewood, IL. 3 daughters Patricia (Van) Hinton, Joann (Gus) Hornsby, Dorothy Williams of Orlando, FL. 7 grandchildren and special devoted granddaughter Romelle Holland. 13 great grandchildren, one brother-in-law Wendell Brumfield. Sister-in-law Ersie Brumfield. Special Sisters Betty Lyles and Ruth Harris. Special nephews Allen Stevenson and Robert Simmons. 2 special nieces Minister Shelley Fisher and Sylvia Frazier. Cousins Juanita Hull, Clemestine Davis and Madelyn Hawkins. Special friends Lillie Calhoun, Susie Hicks, Helen Collins, Eula Nelson, George Tyler and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 12 to 2p.m. with funeral service at 2:00 p.m. All services at First Baptist Church, 626 W. 21st Ave. Pastor Timothy F. Brown Sr., officiating. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
Published in the Post Tribune from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5, 2016
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