March 2, 1927 – October 12, 2019
Service Date: October 17, 2019
Funeral Home W. H. Mays Mortuary
Place of Service Trinity CME Church
Obituaries » Mattie L. Dorsey
Mattie “Lona” Dorsey, ninety-two years old, born on March 2, 1927, was a Proverbs 31 Woman, who transitioned to Glory on October 12, 2019. She was the daughter of Clarence and Mattie Harris Phoenix. She grew up in Augusta, Georgia on Gregg Street and graduated from the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute in 1943. She then attended Paine College for two years. In 1946, Lona married Olin “Jap” Dorsey, Jr. She traveled with him on his military assignments to El Paso, Texas, Bad Nauheim, Germany, Fort Dix, New Jersey and Fort Benning, Georgia. She was the mother of eight children, an immaculate homemaker and a loving caregiver to many….Click here to view Obituary……..