Troy Daily News
10 Nov 1944
Mrs. Eliza Jane Dorsey, 71, wife of James B Dorsey, 422 Ohio avenue, died at her home Wednesday afternoon at 4:40 o'clock after an illness of approximately four weeks of bronchial asthma and bronchitis followed with a heart attack and stroke Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. Dorsey was born Aug 18, 1873, in Union City, Ind, the daughter of Abraham and Rachel Gray, and was married in Troy on April 12, 1891, by the Rev George E Merrill.
Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey were happy in celebrating their golden wedding anniversary three years ago, with all of the members of the family home to enjoy the occasion.
Survivors besides the husband are three daughters, Mrs. Joan Shaffer, Troy, Mrs. Ray Laughman, Pleasant Hill, and Mrs. James Studebaker, Redkey, Ind, and a son, Albert Dorsey of north of Troy. There are also seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral services will be held at 3pm Saturday in the Irvin Funeral home in charge of Rev Lester Schlechty, with burial in Riverside cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7pm Thursday.
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