Booker, Mrs. Dorothy Jean Crawley, a resident of North Richland Hills, TX and native of West Point, GA, died Monday, January 14, 2019 in Carrollton, TX.
Funeral Services are scheduled for Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. from Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Michael Stiggers officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lanett, AL. Davis Memorial Mortuary directing.
Public Viewing is scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. from Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel.
Dorothy Jean Crawley Booker was born December 18, 1944 to the late Carlton Crawley and Katie Mae Simpson Crawley Greenwood in West Point, Georgia. She was raised in West Point and at an early age accepted Christ as her personal Savior and joined Love Union Baptist Church in West Point.
“Dot” as she was affectionately called, was a 1962 graduate of Lanier High School in Lanett, Alabama. Afterwards she moved to Connecticut where she resided in Hartford and Windsor for over 40 years until she moved to North Richland Hill, Texas in 2014. She matriculated at the University of Hartford, majoring in Education. She worked as a Paraprofessional in the Hartford School District for many years until being hired by American Airlines. Dorothy worked for American Airlines in the International Travel Department as a reservationist in the Hartford Branch Office for 18 years before retiring. During her retirement, she was the conservator for Mary and John Prevost in Windsor. During her tenure in Connecticut, she was a member of First Cathedral Baptist Church.
During her spare time, she enjoyed traveling, cooking, bid whist, crocheting and knitting; but most importantly, she enjoyed being around the people she loved the most.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Ervin Booker, Jr. III; her son, Dexter B. Booker; her daughter, Sebrena A. Booker-Murray; and, her siblings, Duane Crawley Hardrick, the Honorable Dr. Oscar Crawley and Ronald Lee Crawley. Mrs. Dorothy Jean Crawley Booker, 74, departed this life on Monday, January 14, 2019 in Carrollton, Texas.
She leaves to cherish her memories: a son, Curtis (Jackie) Booker; a daughter, Bridgette Hudson, North Richland Hills, TX; her grandchildren, Antonio Crawley, Curtis Booker Jr., Leah Hudson, Jade Hudson Brown, Jason Hudson, Jr., Carrington Murray and Gavyn Booker; four great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Clemestine Juliette Crawley and Clora (Curtis) Davis both of Lanett, AL; a brother-in-law, Joshua Booker, Lanett, AL; and, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including a special friend, Shanita Abrams of Hartford, CT.
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