Laura Denise Dooley age 59 was born June 22,1961 in Gary, Indiana to Thomas Dooley and Anna Mae Dooley-Robinson. She attended West Side High School, class of 1978. She worked at Tom Olesker from 1999 until closing. She accepted Christ in her life and attended Van Buren Missionary Baptist Church. Laura departed this life on Monday, February 1, 2021. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Robert Dooley, daughter Cydrisse Marshall. Laura is survived by daughters LaToya (Richard) Rusher; Keisha Dooley; son Marvin (Makia) Dooley; grandchildren TeionDre', DaJ'anae, Ra'Jon, Cy'Eisha, My'Angel, Kenye', Nadia, Kaylie, and Yasir; sisters Vernita Samuels and Lucille "Cookie" Cook; brothers Charles "Chuck" and Thomas Dooley; and host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday February 7, 2021 from 12-8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Funeral services Monday February 8, 2021 11:00 a.m. at Van Buren Missionary Baptist Church 2585 Van Buren St. Gary, Indiana. Rev. Dwight E. Mobley Sr Pastor/Teacher. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
Published by Post-Tribune on Feb. 7, 2021.