Age 81, of Napoleon Township, passed away at Henry Ford Allegiance Health on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Dorothy was the loving and devoted wife of 61 years to Myrl Clayton; mother to Sandy (Doug) Nall and Wanda “Lynne” (Mark) Adams; grandma to Heather (John) Barkalow, Dustin (Stacey) Nall, Lindsay (Mike) Johns and Anthony “Tony” Adams (girlfriend Maia Evans); great-grandma to Hunter, Maddox and Kayla Barkalow, Tyler and Brycen Nall. She is also survived by two sisters, MaryNell (Gerald) Ezell and Sue (Joe) Horne; two sisters-in-law, Ruby Davis and Sheila (Arthur) Fry; numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends from the Federated Church of Grass Lake where she was a member for 51 years. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Leora Troup, Elizabeth (Campbell-Troup); sister, Willadean; brothers, Carl and James; several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. She was a gifted cosmetologist, teaching at Select Beauty School in Jackson and went on to own several beauty salons before retiring. Dorothy’s greatest joy in life was supporting and spending time with her family; going to grandkids and great-grandkids school and sporting events.
Viewing will be held at the Federated Church of Grass Lake, 519 E. Michigan Avenue, Grass Lake, MI 49240 on Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at the church on Monday at 11:00 am with Pastors Clive Heyd and Chuck McNeil officiating. Cremation will follow the services. Visitation will also be held at the church on Monday beginning at 10:00 am.
For those who wish, contributions in Dorothy’s memory to her church or the American Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
American Diabetes Association
1701 N. Beauregard St, Alexandria VA 22311
Federated Church of Grass Lake
519 East Michigan Avenue, Grass Lake MI 49240