On September 3rd, 1932 in Gilmer, TX Willie Mae and David Young were blessed with a daughter, Dorothy.
At a young age Dorothy united with Piedmont Church of Christ in Gilmer, TX. Dorothy continued her union with the Church of Christ in Garland, TX at Eastside Church of Christ as a lifelong, active member.
Dorothy studied at Valley View High School and continued education endeavors as she raised her family in Greenville, TX and on to settle in Garland, TX. Dorothy was active in her children’s education as the Chair of the PTA committee as her youngest 2 children entered the GISD school system. Dorothy loved to read and was always a politically informed and an active civic participant. She encouraged her family to, at a minimum, vote in all local, state, and national elections. She would always have a child or two in tow as she stood in the lines to perform her civic duties.
Dorothy retired from Bergman Manufacturing Company in Garland, TX in 1997, after 32 years of employment there. Seven years into retirement, Dorothy purchased her final family home in the Firewheel area of Garland, TX.
Dorothy settled comfortably into retirement as an active member of “The Golden Hearts Ministries with Eastside Church of Christ and hailing as her clan until her departure from tis earth.
Proceeding Dorothy in death were 3 children -daughter: Patricia (Pat) James, -2 sons: Larry and Jimmy (James) Hart -sisters: Bobbie Joe, Evelyn, the twins Margie and Marjorie -brother: David Young -her parents: Willie Mae and David Young -her ex-husband Troy Hart.
Dorothy’s loving spirit and beautiful smile will always have a place in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. She leaves to mourn her passing and cherish her memories: -sisters: (99) Doryce Scott of Garland, TX, (88) Juanita Guillory of Richmond, CA, (85) Norma Lou and her husband Oliver Marshall of Richmond, CA -daughters: Wanda Hart of Garland, TX, Denise and her husband Greg Mims of Desoto, and Marsha Hart of Garland, TX -sons: Garry Hart of Dallas, TX, Gwinn David Hart of Dallas, TX, and Bryan Keith Hart of Cincinnati, OH. She leaves 15 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren. Dorothy leaves a host of nieces, nephews, and relatives across the nation.