Dorothy worked at the Bloomington General Electric plant for 18 years and at Walmart for 9 years and retired in 2008. She was a member of Allen Chapel in Bloomfield.
Surviving family members include 3 daughters: Yvonne (Frank) Snider of Linton, Kim Barker of Terre Haute, and Julie Richardson of Lyons; 8 grandchildren: Ashley, Skylar, Tierra, April, Melissa, Jacki, Tanner, Dalton; and 2 great- grandchildren: Braelynn and Chloe. Also surviving, a brother Larry Kelsey of Ohio, and 3 sisters: Marilyn (Jake) Bowersock of Worthington, Sandra (Richard) Skinner of Bloomfield, and Lillie (John) Taylor of Mooresville.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James Richard Jerrell, and a son, Carl Melvin Hickey.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Dorothy's name. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held on Sat., July 23, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel with Pastor Paul McHenry officiating. Internment will follow at the Walker Cemetery in Worthington.
Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fri., July 22, 2011, and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Sat.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com