Obituary: Dorothy Marie Sherwood

September 15, 1931 – February 26, 2020

Dorothy Marie Sherwood, 88, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at her residence.

Born September 15, 1931, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Edward and Helen (Hawkins) Lambrecht.  She married Ralph Edward Sherwood on February 3, 1951, and he preceded her in death on April 12, 2000.

Dottie was a former secretary of the Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation.  She was a member of  Bryantsville Church of Christ, Lawrence County Art Association, Prim Priscilla Homemakers, Federated Women’s Club of Orleans, and Gideons Auxiliary.  Dottie graduated from Shawswick High School in 1949.  She enjoyed sewing, was an award-winning artist and continued to paint up until her death.  Dottie was very devoted to her family, friends, and her Lord, Jesus.

Survivors include her children, Brian Edward (Marilyn) Sherwood of Mitchell, Leslie Paul (Christine) Sherwood of Bloomington, Elaine Kay (Greg) Anderson of Bloomington, Rosalie Joy Sherwood of Bloomington;    grandchildren, Justin (Lori) Sherwood, Elise Sherwood, Lauren (Stephen) Voelkel, Caleb Anderson, Kristen Anderson, Chase Founds, and Hannah Founds.

Her parents; husband; infant son, Timothy Sherwood; and brother, John Lambrecht, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Bryantsville Church of Christ. Burial will be in Bryantsville Church of Christ Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 1 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church.

Memorial Gifts can be made in Dottie’s memory to the Bryantsville Hunger Relief Project or Bryantsville Church of Christ

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