GILLSVILLE – Edsel “Ed” JC Dorsey, 77, died Sunday, April 21, 2013.
He was born in White County, the son of the late Chester and Wilma Glass Dorsey. He was employed as a construction worker and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Mr. Dorsey was preceded in death by a son, Edsel JC Dorsey Jr.; brother, Earl Dorsey; and sister, Unzell Palmer.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Randy Brooks, Nicholson; ex-wife, Kathleen Dorsey, Gillsville; sisters, Betty Jo Esford, Cleveland, and Louise Savage, Lula; and grandchildren, Ansley Brooks, Carly Brooks and Walker Brooks.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday April 24, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. The Revs. Ralph O. Smith and James Duncan will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent online at wardsfh.com.
Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.