Obituary of Dorothy C. May
I was born on October 7, 1929 in Wilson, North Carolina. Steven and Hattie Smith was blessed with me a precious little daughter, the youngest out of seven children.
My family later moved to Philadelphia, PA. I was educated in the Philadelphia public school system. I attended Morton McMichael Elementary School and Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia.
Later, I met and married William Cook. I was blessed with four children, Marvella, William, Cleveland and Darryl.
I met and married James C. May in 1965. I worked as a packer at Deer Park Cookie Factory. I also worked as a bottle decorator for Avon. I was a very hard worker. I stopped working when James got sick. I took care of James until his passing in 1987.
I loved sewing and I was very creative with it, if I say so myself (smiling), I loved cooking, eating, decorating and spending time in my garden.
I was baptized at an early age. I attended Non-Sectarian Church of God and many other churches over some years. I also attended CCU Baptist Church in Sicklerville, New Jersey. I was a faithful choir member and attended as much as my health would allow.
I'm preceded in death by two grandsons Barr Cook and Darryl Cook, Jr. and my son William H. Cook, Jr.
I leave to cherish my memory (I mean cherish because I cherished all of my family & friends in good and bad). Three loving children, one daughter, Marvella; two sons, Cleveland and Darryl Sr.; one daughter-in-law, Gwen; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Smith; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and I'm sure many more to come. I love you all! A multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and a church family that was very dear to me.
"I Am Resting In My New Home"
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