Born: Dorothy Ann Smith to Lawrence and Dolly Miller Smith in Goodwater, Alabama. She finished her younger days in Alabama, met and married Willie M. Beach on July 28, 1959. To this union one child was born Ms. Patricia J. Beach Pittman. Dorothy raised her child and later attended Adult Education in Ypsilanti, MI to receive her high school diploma. She worked on and off in the Domestic Field and provided child care to many. She loved her family and friends dearly. After leaving Ypsilanti, MI, she moved with her daughter to Carson City, NV where she became ill. After 14 months, Dorothy was called home. Leaving to cherish her memory are her daughter, Patricia J. Beach-Pittman, one grandson, Roosevelt Brooks, III (Christina), one great granddaughter, Layla Rose Brooks, sisters, Bobbie Green of Chicago, Illinois, Helen Smith of Alabama and Waydeen Williams of Alabama, brothers Wayne (Sara) White of Alabama, James (Brenda) Smith of Alabama, Elvis and (Gennette) Smith of Alabama, and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Dorothy was the oldest of seven children. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Dorothy will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her. Her love, faith, and smile will be remembered forever.
Perhaps you called, sent a card or may have sat with us, prayed for us, or whatever the jester you made to console our hearts. We thank you so much whatever the part.
May God Bless each of you.