Obituaries

Robert Martin
B: 1967-02-28
D: 2018-02-22
View Details
Martin, Robert
Nancy Link
B: 1943-10-10
D: 2018-02-21
View Details
Link, Nancy
Gerald Racoff
B: 1951-07-30
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Racoff, Gerald
Clifton Parish
B: 1963-06-11
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Parish, Clifton
Danny Cook
B: 1946-11-03
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Cook, Danny
John Hadden
B: 1952-08-05
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Hadden, John
Lydia Riedel
B: 1932-07-27
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Riedel, Lydia
Fatema Frasier
B: 1971-10-09
D: 2018-02-16
View Details
Frasier, Fatema
Mark Miller
B: 1966-04-30
D: 2018-02-14
View Details
Miller, Mark
Glen Smith
B: 1928-05-31
D: 2018-02-14
View Details
Smith, Glen
John Forquer
B: 1937-11-11
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Forquer, John
James Enfinger
B: 1945-08-26
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Enfinger, James
Ruthie Isaacs
B: 1928-11-06
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Isaacs, Ruthie
Donald Bagrosky
B: 1946-10-05
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Bagrosky, Donald
Philip Lewis
B: 1944-03-01
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Lewis, Philip
Thomas Riddick
B: 1928-01-12
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
Riddick, Thomas
Christina Miller
B: 1962-10-20
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
Miller, Christina
William Rogers
B: 1971-01-01
D: 2018-02-08
View Details
Rogers, William
William Rogers
B: 1971-01-19
D: 2018-02-08
View Details
Rogers, William
Jessie Hall
B: 1997-07-03
D: 2018-02-08
View Details
Hall, Jessie
James Woodruff
B: 1938-09-14
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Woodruff, James

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
419 Yoakum Ct
Pensacola, FL 32505
Phone: 850-438-6235
Fax: 850-438-5758

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Thelma Dortch can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Thelma Ann Dortch

Thelma Ann Dortch
Thelma Ann Dortch was born February 3, 1955 in Mobile, Alabama, to the late Arthur and Jennie V. Dortch. Thelma was affectionately known as Lulu by her family. Her family would describe her as caring, generous, devoted and most of all genuine. Lulu loved her family unconditionally.

Thelma graduated from Century High School in 1974 and displayed her talents as an energetic cheerleader on the Varsity Cheerleading Squad. She was employed at Vanity Fair in Atmore, Alabama for many-many years until she became too ill to work.

Thelma joined Greater Union Baptist Church at an early age and was a member until 2003, at which time she joined James Street Baptist Church in Milton, Florida.

God called Thelma home to Glory on Sunday afternoon, August 6, 2017, at Select Specialty Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, with her oldest son, Terrence by her side. She reaffirmed her Salvation to family members prior to her passing.

Thelma was preceded in death by; her mother and father, Arthur and Jennie V. Dortch; grandparents, Samuel and Mary Joiner; and grandfather, Julius White Sr.; and her brothers Ezell and Allen Dortch.

She leaves, not to mourn, but to rejoice in pleasant memories, three children: Terrence (Shemeeka) Dortch of Austell, Georgia; Nakita Barton of Flomaton, Alabama; and Shana (Mandell) Smith of Century, Florida. Seven grandchildren: Tanek Dortch, US Marines, Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina; Donovan and Gavin Dortch, Austell, Georgia; Kaleigha Johnson, Milton, Florida; Jaquan Barton, Mandell Jr., and Malia Smith all of Century, Florida; Five sisters: Dorothy Newton and Shelia Dortch both of Century, Florida; Clarissa (Peter) Burt, Flomaton, Alabama; Karen (Steve) Evans, Cincinnati, Ohio; and Annie (Warren) Gilmore, Milton, Florida; Six aunts: Vinna Louise Hudson, Cedartown, Florida; Lois White, Century, Florida; Katherine Hastings, Malboro, New York; Barbara Jean White, Poughkeepsie, New York; Melinda Harris and Deborah K. Edwards, both of Pensacola, Florida; one sister-in-law, Linda Dortch, Atmore, Alabama; one God-daughter Nichole Wright, Pensacola, Florida; thirteen nephews, twelve nieces, eleven great nephews, nine great nieces, three great-great nephews, two great-great nieces; two devoted great nieces who also served as caregivers; Braishia and Jayla Spears both of Century, Florida; two longtime friends: Emma Paige, Century, Florida; Marilyn Crosby, Monroeville, Alabama; a special friend, Ethel Burton, Century, Florida, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos