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Interment following funeral service

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Friday July 7th, 2017

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Indianola City Cemetery
Friday July 7th, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am

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Dorothy Marie Wesley

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 www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Miss Dot always had a smile on her face whenever I saw her. I know you will miss her tremendously but know she is in a much better place and looking forward to her family joining her again some day. My thoughts and prayers are with you all in this most difficult time.

Kackie Kornfeld Jul 6 2017 12:00 AM

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An A Garden Path was sent on July 6, 2017

Please accept our deepest condolences. Dot was such a special lady who will be missed by so many. Much love, Scott and Chrissy Hemphill

Expression of Sympathy Jul 6 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for ur loss. Dot is pain free and she certainly needs the rest. My thoughts and prayers are with her family

Jetty walker Jul 6 2017 12:00 AM

We will miss dot but so glad she doesn't have to suffer anymore. It was a pleasure to know her. Many fond memories. My prayers are with her family.

Betty glenn Jul 6 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Jul 5 2017 12:00 AM

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die...... You will be forever loved and forever missed! So happy to know that you are pain free and living the life you have longed for, for many years!

Rolonda Clay Oxford, MS Jul 5 2017 12:00 AM

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