Dorothy Althea was born on April 5, 1958, to the late James and Mary Alice Green in Westmoreland County, Virginia. On Friday, February 25, 2022, Dorothy slipped into eternal rest. Dorothy was affectionately known as “Dottie.” Dorothy received her education in the Westmoreland County Public School system.
Dorothy accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior at an early age where she became a member of Little Zion Baptist Church, Oak Grove, Virginia.
Dorothy married John F. Wilson, Jr. on May 17, 1988, and from this union they had one daughter.
Dorothy was employed at Bay Aging in Montross, VA for 10 years and then moved on to work for Washington Lee Home for the elderly for 8 years until her health failed her and could no longer work.
Dorothy loved cooking for family and friends, one of her daily rituals was crosswords puzzles, her favorite TV show was CSI, and she loved working with plants and flowers. Dorothy was a quiet person who loved helping others. Her most important love was spending time with her grandchildren.
Dorothy leaves to cherish her loving memories; one daughter Tana Green-Askins (Scott) of Tappahannock, VA; two brothers, James Green (Hedi) of Lebanon, PA, William Green (Janice) of Hague, VA; two sisters, Thelma Cook (Preston) of Montross, VA, and Dianna Newton (Cecil) of Colonial Beach, VA; three aunts, Thelma Saunders, Rose Marie Byrd and Evelyn Cox; one great aunt Alberta Byrd; four uncles, Marvin Jones (Ella Mae), Raymond E. Jones (Sue), Moses Jones, and Joseph Jones (Sarah); two grandsons, Kenneth Askins and Donte’ Green,; and a of host nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and best friend Ethel Johnson (Sissy).
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents James and Mary Alice Green, husband John F. Wilson, Jr.; two sisters, Carolyn Wilson and Audrey Jackson who transitioned three days before Dorothy.
Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, March 4, 2022, at 12 Noon in the sanctuary of the Little Zion Baptist Church, 7748 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove, Virginia.
Interment will follow in the Little Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Remains may be viewed from 10AM until service time on Friday at Little Zion Baptist Church.
Mandatory Mask and Temperature check will be required.