Ellen L. Dorsey, 66, of New London, Missouri, died at 9:27 a.m. Sunday, September 29, 2013, at her home.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home. There will be no visitation.
Mrs. Dorsey was born July 16, 1947, in Hannibal, Mo., to Robert and Alice Schmidt Alexander.
She was previously married to Larry Woods, and he preceded her in death. She later married Ronald K. Dorsey on December 26, 2004, in New London, Mo. He survives.
Other survivors include her mother, Alice Alexander of New London, Mo.; two children, Tony Johnson of Quincy, Ill., and Beth Gentle of New London, Mo.; two sisters, Susan Fohey of Hannibal, Mo., and Barbara Ashley of Overland Park., Kan.; six brothers, John Alexander of Troy, Mo., Joe Alexander of Center, Mo., Mark Alexander of Germany, David Alexander of Tucson, Ariz., Steven Alexander of New London, Mo., and Daniel Alexander of Troy, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Mrs. Dorsey was a crafter and gardener. She enjoyed making jewelry and was a master gardener. She was a member of Friends of Bill W.
Mrs. Dorsey was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, in care of the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made and video tribute viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com.