Rock Island resident and Smith County native Dorothy Mae McCormick, 83, was born Jan. 16, 1928 and died June 22 at NHC Healthcare Center in McMinnville following an extended illness.
A homemaker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late George and Beulah Lynch Orange. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Troy McCormick and one brother, Jimmy Orange.
She was married to Alton McCormick of Rock Island. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Cynthia McCormick of Rock Island; one granddaughter, Mary Beth Wanamaker and husband, Derrick of McMinnville; two great-grandchildren, Caleb and Nathan Wanamaker; one brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Thelma Orange of Carthage; and sister-in-law, Alberta Garrett of Campaign.
A graveside service and interment were held Thursday, June 23, in Friendship Cemetery with Steve Breedlove officiating.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 24, 2011