May 7, 1930 - November 28, 2020
Dorothy Jeannette White lifelong Grand Ledge resident passed away November 28, 2020 after a long courageous battle with dementia. Dorothy was born May 7, 1930 in Grand Ledge to the late John C. and Bessie B. (Barker) Kingsley. She graduated from Grand Ledge High School Class of 1948 and owned and operated The Fabric Shoppe in Grand Ledge along with her late husband. Dorothy also worked as an Office Manager for State Farm and was a member of the Grand Ledge First Congregational United Church of Christ. She was an excellent seamstress and made most of her children’s clothing as they were growing up. She enjoyed gardening, playing the organ and loved schnauzer dogs. She is survived by her children, Bettie Williams, Richard (Carrie), Jean (Dale) Harris, Mindy (Dean) Hart, Tom and Janet Coates; 20 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 1 great great grand daughter and sister, Bettie Schlappi. Dorothy was preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband, Gerald; son-in-law, Tom Williams, 1 sister and three brothers. A private family service will be held followed by a graveside at Oakwood Cemetery on Saturday, December 5, 2020, 12:00 P.M. with Pastor Chuck Foerster of Immanuel Lutheran Church, officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5-8:00 P.M. at the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter, 2111 University Park Drive, Suite 200, Okemos, Michigan 48864 (https://act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=32112&32112.donation=form1). Share your memories and condolences online at www.holihanatkin.com.
Dorothy Jeannette White lifelong Grand Ledge resident passed away November 28, 2020 after a long courageous battle with dementia. Dorothy was born May 7, 1930 in Grand Ledge to the late John C. and Bessie B. (Barker) Kingsley. She graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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