Dorothy Elizabeth Miller Flem­ing

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On Dec. 20, 2012, the heavens re­joiced in wel­com­ing Dorothy clem­ing to God’s eter­nal cel­e­bra­tion. phe brought her beau­ti­ful alto voice to the heav­enly choir, her tremen­dous skill in teach­ing small chil­dren to the heav­enly nurs­ery and her won­der­ful tal­ents in art and crafts to cre­at­ing mu­rals and pro­vid­ing wor­ship­ful pre­sen­ta­tions to God’s heav­enly tem­ple.

“Dot­tie” was born on Dec. P0, 1VPT, in Philadel­phia, Pa. and grew up in the East Greenville, Pa., area. phe grad­u­ated from rp­per Perkiomen High pchool in 1VR6 and worked as a nurs­ing as­sis­tant at the Al­len­town Hospi­tal prior to join­ing the mil­i­tary. Dorothy proudly served in the rnited ptates Air corce at heesler AcB as a sur­gi­cal nurse tech­ni­cian. While serv­ing at heesler, she at­tended Trin­ity Bap­tist Church and met a stun­ning young air­man who stole her heart and soon there­after wed­ding bells rang.

Dorothy, “Dot,” was the beloved wife of James “Jim” clem­ing, of Gulf­port, Miss., for R4 years; and the lov­ing mother of iaura Rhoades and her hus­band, Mike, of cair­fiHOG, 3D., 6WDQ )OHPLQJ DQG his wife, Denise, of Colorado pprings, Colo., and Cindy Can­nette and her hus­band, iarry, of Elkridge, Md. phe was known as “Nana” to eight grand­chil­dren — April, phan­non, Nathan, Melissa, Matt, Me­gan, Jen­nifer and Aimee. phe was “Great-Nana” to nine great-grand­chil­dren with two more soon to be born. “Dot­tie” was also sis­ter to caith pchantz and her hus­band, Richard, of Har­leysville, Pa.; and cousin to Mar­i­anne Miller, of East Greenville, Pa. phe was pre­ceded into heaven by her par­ents, Isaac and Dorothy Miller; an in­fant brother, John; and her grand­daugh­ter, Gabrielle clem­ing.

Dorothy, af­fec­tion­ately known as “Miss Dot,” was a mem­ber of Grace Me­mo­rial Bap­tist Church in Gulf­port where she pro­vided years of ser­vice in chil­dren’s church pro­grams, Va­ca­tion Bi­ble pchools, pun­day schools and adult choirs. In ad­di­tion, she served as a preschool and kinder­garten teacher at Trin­ity Bap­tist Church hin­der­garten. Dorothy also later worked as a nurs­ing as­sis­tant at the Veteran’s Ad­min­is­tra­tion Hospi­tal in Biloxi for sev­eral years.

Although her pres­ence and tal­ents will be greatly missed here on this earth, her legacy of love and ser­vice will be car­ried on in the hearts and lives of all those who learned through her ex­am­ple, who grew through her teach­ing and who were touched in very mean­ing­ful ways through her involvement, en­cour­age­ment and sup­port in their lives.

The clem­ing fam­ily would like to ex­press their deep­est ap­pre­ci­a­tion to the com­pas­sion­ate staff of ptone County Hospi­tal in Wig­gins, Miss., who pro­vided very lov­ing care to Dorothy dur­ing her fiQDO ZHHN KHUH RQ WKLV HDUWK. They would also like to thank her friends and care­givers at the CHc Clinic at Biloxi Re­gional Hospi­tal who be­came part of her fam­ily for two years of treat­ment. To­gether, you brought smiles and warmth to both Dot and her fam­ily dur­ing some very chal­leng­ing times. vour pro­fes­sion­al­ism and great love for your pa­tients sets you apart, and for that your pa­tients and the clem­ing fam­ily are eter­nally grate­ful.

A spe­cial time of remembering was held on Wed­nes­day evening, Dec. 26, at the Brad­ford O’heefe cuneral Home, 1Rth ptreet, Gulf­port, Miss., from 6 to 8 p.m. A me­mo­rial ser­vice was held on Thurs­day, Dec. 2T, at 11 a.m. at Grace Me­mo­rial Bap­tist Church, 2P01 2Prd Ave., Gulf­port, Miss., with visi­ta­tion be­gin­ning at 10 a.m. In­tern­ment at Biloxi Na­tional Ceme­tery im­me­di­ately fol­lowed.

The clem­ing fam­ily re­quests WKDW LQ OLHu RI flRZHUV, SOHDVH send any do­na­tions in me­mory of Dot clem­ing to Grace Me­mo­rial Bap­tist Church for their pe­nior Adult Min­istry.

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