Dorothy Mae Terrell

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Dorothy Mae Terrell was born in Canonsburg, PA on June 16, 1927. She departed this earthly life on July 28, 2020.

Dorothy graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945.

Dorothy gave her life to Christ and was baptized August 1992. She was a member of Galilee/New Jerusalem Baptist Church for over 30 years. She was on the Usher Board for many, many years, and belonged to Senior Saints.

Dorothy retired from Riverside Hospital in May 1989 after 22 years of service.

Dorothy’s early years were spent, socializing with her husband and close friends at the Green Tavern and cookouts with her family and friends. Every summer she would get her grandchildren for a couple of weeks so she could take them to The Ohio State Fair. She loved working in her yard, raking leaves in the fall and shoveling snow in the winter.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Arvetta Woods; husband, Harold “Sonny” Terrell; sisters, Lillie B. Woods and Connie Nelson; brother, Glenn Woods; grandchildren, Phillip Johnson and Denice Saunders; nephew, Larry Woods; and special cousin, Mamie Mitchell.

Dorothy is survived by, daughter, Constance Johnson of Columbus, OH; son, Daniel (Darla) Reed of Columbus, OH; sister, Fannie Davis of Bellaire, OH; brothers, Frank and Rufus (Cynthia) Woods of Columbus, OH and Leonard (Lindarella) Washington, PA; grandchildren, Rhonda, Sonya, Markeith, Terry, and Myesha; special niece, Cynthia Saunders; and a host of great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, August 1, 2020 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 2121 Joyce Ave.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. There are no words to express the sorrow in our hearts. Please accept our deepest sympathy. May you draw comfort from God as he help you to cope with the heavy weight of your loss. Thinking about you all.

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