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|Kathleen Ada (Crist) Dorsey, age 81, went home to be with her Savior and Lord on Tuesday May 1, 2012 following her passing at Crestwood Care Center, Shelby.
Born March 10, 1931 in Nallen, West Virginia as one of 13 children to John Wesley Crist and Bessie Mae (Legg), Kathleen was a member of the Willard Calvary Baptist Church for many years until moving to Shelby in 1985. She was very active in her service of the Lord while in Willard. After moving to Shelby she attended the Calvary Baptist Church.Over the years she loved serving the Lord in her church, serving others and setting a Godly example for her children. She loved her family and always was in prayer for them. Her family will always cherish the memories of their mother and bear testimony of her love for Christ and family.
Over the years Kathleen worked at the Spinning Wheel Restaurant, Crestwood Care Center, P&R Data Systems and provided in Home Health Care for area residents.
Kathleen is survived by five children, Carolyn Coffey of Shelby, Everson (Judy) Dorsey Jr. of Attica, Beth (Jeff) Hamman of Shiloh, Steve (Debbie) Dorsey of Shelby and Paul (De) Dorsey of Savannah; one brother Jim Crist of Athens, Ohio and two sisters, Audrey Sevy of West Va. and Ermalee S. Willis of Monroeville, Oh., countless grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters, Charles Crist of IN, Bud Crist of IN, Bertha Williams, MI, Calvin Crist, Jesse Crist, Robert Crist, Monthressa Crist, Naomi Crist and Arlene Crist all of West Va. and her husband, to whom she was married 40 years, Everson R. Dorsey, one grandson, Michael Dorsey, two great grandchildren, Katelynn Carson and Isaac Sprague and one son-in-law, Douglas Coffey.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Pastor Steven L. Schag will officiate with interment in Sand Hill Cemetery, Sandusky. Friends may call at the Barkdull Funeral Home on Friday from 6:00 to 8:30 PM. Memorial expressions may be made to the Shelby Helpline Ministries, 29 1/2 Walnut St., Shelby, OH 44875.
On line condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com