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Sammy Dorse

Sammy Dorse

Posted: Monday, July 23, 2012 4:00 pm

Sammy Dorse, 55, of Union City died July 20, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. J.T. Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Stanley Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.
Pallbearers will be Alan Terrell, Michael Dorse, John Wayne Dorse, Jason Alexander, Clay Williams and Jo Jo Dorse.
He was born July 3, 1957, in Pemiscot County, Mo. He was a member of the Tennessee National Guard unit in Dyersburg.
He was the son of the late J.D. Dorse and Estelle Sage Dorse and married Mary Ann Clark in March 1975.
In addition to this wife, he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Priscilla and Dustin Terrell of Troy; four sons and a daughter-in-law, Jerry and Samantha Dorse of Union City, Sammy Dorse Jr. of Whitesville, Dewayne Dorse of Union City and Steven Dorse of Union City; six grandchildren; his sister, Maxine Wicker of Dyersburg; his half-sister, Eva Shepperson of Dyersburg; and his half-brother, Dwayne Dorse of Dyersburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Danny Dorse, Daniel Dorse and L.D. Dorse; and his sister, Loretta Dorse.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website:

Published in The Messenger 7.23.12

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