Obituary: Dorothy Jean Wilson

September, 4, 1951 – November 26, 2020

Dorothy Jean Wilson, 69, of Bedford, passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Stonebridge Health Campus.

Born September 4, 1951 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Howard and Fannie (Cleveland) Wilson. She graduated from Bedford High School with the class of 1969. A great sports enthusiast, she followed the Colts, the Reds, and I.U. She held a season ticket for BNL Basketball for many years.

She had worked a M. Fine & Sons and in the laundry department of Garden Villa Nursing Home. Dorothy was a very giving person who collected teddy bears and was always willing to help others. After moving to Stonebridge, she gifted part of her collection to a charitable organization.

She enjoyed reading letters and thank you notes from many of the children who received her bears. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Ann Groce, of Bedford, Carol Renfrew, of Homer, Alaska, and Marjorie Wyrick, of Michigantown, IN; four nephews, Tim and Tom Wyrick, Jeff Groce, and Ben Porter; two nieces, Christina McSorley and Emily Kostelecky.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

No visitation is scheduled. Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30th at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with Pastor Judi Early officiating. Burial will follow. Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made in Dorothy’s memory to the United Methodist Church.

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