2016-12-22 / Obituaries


Lucy O. Dortch, 90, of Jackson passed away Dec. 13, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center.

She was born June 2, 1926 to John and Zillah Oliver. She worked at Vanity Fair, formerly Clarke Mills for six years before quitting to be a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting and creating art work. She grew up attending Tompkins Baptist Church, attended Pilgrims Rest Primitive Baptist Church in McVay for a time and finally attended Leroy Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, William E. “Bill” (Carolyn) Dortch Jr., granddaughter, Natalie Nicole Dortch and great-grandson, Mathew Landon Clark, all of Leroy.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The service was Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Rev. James Watkins officiating. Interment was at Matthews Cemetery in Grove Hill.

Active pallbearers were Bobby Reeves, Billy Reeves, Jimmy Reeves, Charles Reeves, Robert Davis, Elwood Overstreet and Joe Parsons.

Honorary pallbearers were Gordon Clolinger, James Reeves, the staff of Jackson Medical Center, the staff of Jackson Health Care Facility and the staff of Homestead Hospice, as well as others.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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