Dorothy L. Dailey

Dorothy L. Dailey, 90, of Parkersburg, passed away on March 31, 2013, at Worthington Manor.

She was born in Creston, W.Va., on Feb. 14, 1923, a daughter of the late Martin H. and Osa Belle Collins Richards. Dorothy was a member of the 19th Street Church of God.

Surviving Dorothy are her daughter, Maejean Cox and Jimmie of Mineral Wells; sons, Gale F. Doss Jr. and Joyce Ann of Vienna, and Howard C. Dailey II of Rural Hall, N.C.; step-son, Chuck Dailey and Barbara of Vienna; step-daughters, Joann Casto of Parkersburg, and Alice Carrel and J.J. of Texas; two sisters, Bernie Ball of Parkersburg and Barbara Dailey of Vienna; seven grandchildren, Robin Klinger and Mike, Gale Doss III and Karen, Scott Doss and Shelley, Jimmie Cox Jr. and Dana, Jeremy Cox and Desiree, Jason Cox and Stephani, and Clinton Dailey; 12 great-grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, Gale Doss Sr.; second husband, Howard C. Dailey; granddaughter, Amy Cox; step-son, Jerry Dailey; one step-grandchild; brothers, Hughie Richards, Lemuel Richards and William Richards; and sisters, Beulah Posey and Lucille Hungate.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the 19th Street Church of God, with Bishop Jimmie Lee Cox Jr. and Bishop Randell Fuson officiating. Burial will be at the Rockland Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at Leavitt Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Worthington Manor for their loving care of Dorothy and concern for the family.

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