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Dorothy Marie Wesley

March 16, 1935 — July 4, 2017

COLUMBUS - Dorothy Marie Wesley, age 82, of Columbus, passed away on Tuesday July 4, 2017 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, MS.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 7, 2017  from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville, MS.

Rev. Dennis McKay will officiate services.

Dorothy was born on March 16, 1935 to Otis and Lillie (Ray) Wesley in Ruleville, MS.  She was a member of Derma Baptist Church in Derma, MS. Dorothy was a clerk for the United States Postal Service until she retired after 30 years of service. Dorothy loved line dancing and did so until she was 81 years old. She was a precious lady and a wonderful mom who will be missed by all who knew her.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents--Leon Otis Wesley, Sr and Lillie Mae Ray as well as her brother--Leon Otis Wesley, Jr.

Dorothy is survived by Son, Turner Wesley (Margie Peacock) Beckum of Columbus, MS;  Son, Jon Lawrence Ray of Leland, MS;  Daughter, Melissa Hopkins Walker of Columbus, MS; Brother, Ronald Boyd(Francis) Wesley of Teoc, MS; Granddaughter, Scottie Rhea(Boomer) Brown; Great-grandson, Benton James Brown; Great-granddaughter--Callon Rhea Brown.

Pallbearers will be Mark Hopkins, Chad Hopkins, Scott Hemphill, Boomer Brown, Jon Lawrence Ray and Randy Luker.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at

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Service Schedule

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Friday, July 7, 2017

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Indianola City Cemetery

Main St, Indianola, MS 38751

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Interment following funeral service

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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