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1935 Dorothey 2021

Dorothey Alexander King

January 29, 1935 — February 13, 2021

Dorothey Alexander King, 85, passed away at her residence, on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer, TX.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Croley Funeral Home with interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park, Gilmer.

Dorothey was born to the late MC (Crockett) Alexander and Pellie Alexander and was raised in Upshur County.  She was a loving wife to the late Albert F. King and adored mother of Donald Wayne King (wife Debbie), Kathryn Diane King, and Patricia King Scott (husband David).  Dorothey and Albert shared many adventures throughout the years.  She truly loved her extended family of nieces and nephews as her own children and grandchildren.  Everyone will attest that Dorothey was a marathon shopper and traveler.  Dorothey was usually up to sharing new experiences with her children as they traveled for work whether it was The Bahamas, Minot, ND, Nederland, TX, or Alaska.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Albert; her parents, MC Alexander and Pellie Alexander; one brother, Ray Alexander and sister, Rosemary Beisch. 

She is survived by her children and their spouses; her grandson, Andrew King (wife Alexis); great-grandson, Wes King; grandson, Brandon Shields; great-grandchildren, Brayden and Alura Sheilds; granddaughter, Lisa Scott; her brother, Robert Alexander; her sister, Patsy Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Grady Mitchell Walker, Tracey Davis, Mark Varner, Gerald Lowrey, Jonathan Davis, and Jeffrey Davis.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenneth King, Tommy King, Fred Walker, Charles Walker, Mitch King, Jeff King, Matt Varner, Eric Jones, and Kyle Jones.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sneed Funeral Chapel.

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Service Schedule

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Sunday, February 21, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Monday, February 22, 2021

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