And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!”
Mrs. Mildred Dorsey was born on March 7, 1936 to Herbert and Inez Thomas in Springfield, South Carolina. She answered the master’s call on Friday, May 14, 2021.
Mildred attended the Springfield public schools and was a graduate of Norfield High School. She also received an Associate Degree from Denmark Technical College.
She was a life member of the Samaria Baptist Church, Springfield, South Carolina. Her extensive career included being employed twenty years by Suntrust Bank. Her services were extended with over twenty years of additional services to Aiken Head Start, Aiken, South Carolina. She also rendered ten years of service to Glover Funeral Home, Orangeburg, South Carolina.
God in his infinite wisdom joined Mildred Dorsey and Velton Dorsey in holy matrimony. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Miss Faye Vera Thomas; two brothers, Mr. Herbert Thomas and Mr. Ervin Thomas.
Mildred’s characteristics of a virtuous woman were depicted as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, confidant, and as a friend. She further exemplified her love by sharing delicious meals. She was known for her pound cakes and sweet potato pies. She also loved watching cowboys television shows, reading and cleaning. No matter what she did, she lived in such a manner to touch the lives of anyone she came in contact with. She will be sorely missed and forever loved.
Mrs. Mildred Dorsey leaves to cherish her loving memories her two sons, Mr. L. Sandy (Dietri) Dorsey of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Mr. Daryl Dorsey of Springfield, South Carolina; two step sons, Mr. Vitton Dorsey , Jr. of Ridge Springs and Mr. Larry Dorsey of Augusta, Georgia; one step daughter, Ms. Evelyn Dorsey; two brothers, Mr. Robert (Annie Bell) Thomas of Springfield, South Carolina and Mr. Willie Benson (Betty Thomas) of Seneca, South Carolina; a special niece, Mrs. Barbara Ann Stroman of Columbia, South Carolina; four goddaughters, Ms. Eartha Lawton of Springfield, South Carolina, Ms. Emma Kelly of Springfield, South Carolina, Mrs. Linda Grimes of Orangeburg, South Carolina and Mrs. Sarita Williams of Columbia, South Carolina; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family members and friends.
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