Joyce Lynn Dorsey

Joyce Lynn Dorsey-Whitson, age 68, of Otter Lake died suddenly October 22, 2019.

Joyce was born August 26, 1951 in Flint, Michigan to the late Archie and Wilma [Skyrme] Rodgers.  She married her first husband Thomas D. Whitson on November 6, 1970, and he preceded her death on June 8, 1973, she later married Charles “Dave” Dorsey on June 22, 1979, and he preceded her in death on August 4, 2010.  Joyce was a 1969 graduate from Davison High School, and retired from GM Fisher Body.  She enjoyed painting, gardening, hunting, watching the birds at her bird houses & flowers.  

Joyce is survived by her son Eric T. Whitson, brother Jimmy Rodgers, nephews: James (Malisa) Rodgers, Matthew Rodgers, Samuel Rodgers, Niece Carly Rodgers, great-nieces: Kaylee, Elizabeth, Isabelle, Gracie, Louesa, sister-in-laws: Cathy Rodgers, Carol Rodgers, uncle Kenneth (Leona) Rodgers, and many cousins & friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, brothers: Charles “Chuck” Rodgers, and Robert “Bob” Rodgers.   

Funeral service 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville, where friends may visit 11:00 AM till time of service. 
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