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February 27, 1942 ~ November 16, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
Pat Dorsey, 81 of Metropolis, IL, formerly of Goreville, IL, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at Southgate Health Care Center.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Jonesboro Cemetery in Jonesboro, IL with Dr. Joe Buchanan officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Pat worked for many years as a Health Unit Coordinator at Shawnee Correctional Center, then went to work at Western Baptist Hospital as an RN for 20 years until her retirement in 2008. She was a member of Metropolis First Baptist Church and enjoyed reading, traveling, gospel music, cooking and spending time with her grandkids.
Pat is survived by 4 children, Todd Dorsey (Patricka), David Dorsey, Tricia Overall and Kevin Dorsey (Julie); seven grandchildren, Kate Dorsey, Erin Dorsey, Matthew Dorsey, Amelia Dorsey, Kennedy Dorsey, Kamden Dorsey and Rylan Dorsey; one sister, Donna Morena and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Doyle Ward and Myrtle Scivally; and husband, Lonnie Dorsey.
Visitation will be held Saturday evening, November 18th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Southgate Health Care Center and Mercy Health Hospice for the excellent care they provided to Pat.
Memorial contributions may be given in Pat’s name to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131. Condolences for the family may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.