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Dorothy May

February 26, 2022

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Dorothy T. May, age 80 of Coalfield passed away peacefully on Saturday February 26, 2022.

She loved attending church and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

She was secretary/treasurer at Ft. Mountain Baptist Church for many years.

Dorothy was the Valdictorian of her graduating class at Coalfield School.

She enjoyed reading as a pastime.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Lucille Turpin;

Sister, Josie Bell.



She is survived by her husband, Archie May of Coalfield;

Son, Keven May and wife Shannon;

Grandchildren, Travis and Ashlyn May;

Sisters, Faye (Don) Pride of Rockwood, Flossie Browning of Coalfield, and Mossie (James) Byrge of Oliver Springs;

Brothers, Bud  (Pauline) Turpin of Foley, Alabama, Frank Turpin of Wartburg, Bobby (Jatuan) Turpin of Midway

And a host of nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.


The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Coalfield. Visitation will be from 6-7:00 pm.  The funeral service to follow with Pastor Ottis Phillips officiating.

Graveside service will be on Friday, 11:00 am in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield.


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March 3, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Coalfield)

March 3, 2022

7:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Coalfield)

March 4, 2022

11:00 AM
Estes Cemetery
Jimmy Willie Bales Lane
Coalfield, TN 37840

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