Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Choctaw, officiated by Pastor Herman Love, and followed by interment in Bethlehem No. 2 Cemetery in Shaw.
Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013, at W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland and from 10 a.m. until services begin on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Choctaw.
John Sam Dorsey was born October 26, 1927, to the late James and Secree Dorsey.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Martha Hudson Dorsey; one son, John “Ted” Dorsey; one daughter, Fransine Dorsey; three brothers, Charles E. Dorsey, Willie Dorsey and Robert Dorsey; five sisters, Margaret Harrington, Mary Ella Garner, Lucinda Turner, James Etta Dorsey and Ola Dorsey.
He is survived by one son, Dave (Willie Ann) Dorsey of Shaw; five grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews and friends.