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Dorothy Pearl Madry

September 16, 1939 — September 12, 2019

Dorothy, beloved and treasured gift from God. She shed her earthly and gained her heavenly body on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Dorothy Pearl Fortner Madry was born to Marshal and Fannie Mae Fortner on September 16, 1939 in Toxey, Alabama.

She married Luther Earl Madry Sr. May 26, 1978. Dorothy was deeply committed to her family, faith and church family. She was accomplished. She held a master’s degree from Denver University and was a licensed social worker.   She served on several church committees and was a licensed missionary. She was a faithful member of Grace Tabernacle COGIC of Courtland Alabama.

Mrs. Missionary Dorothy Madry “Dot” leaves enduring love and a living legacy. She gave birth to (8) children, Nathaniel Crump Jr (deceased), Duncan Crump Wasilla, Alaska; Lisa Jackson (Mark, deceased) of Burlington, North Carolina; Edward Crump (Teresa deceased)of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Lola Crump-Harris (Barry) of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Naola Brown (Charles) of Madison, Alabama; Vontreal Crump of Birmingham, Alabama and Dorothea Mitchell (Jimmy) of Hutto, Texas.      

Dorothy is preceded in death by her son Nathaniel Crump Jr, parents and brothers Benny Kirksey, Marshall Fortner Jr., Monque Fautner, Jeff Fautner, George Fautner. Also, proceeded by: sisters Ann Lee Snell and Cathelma Fortner, Nancy Ford and Alice Snow. She is survived by her husband, (7) children, (21) grandchildren and (17) great grandchildren. Survived by her sisters Ola Riddle, Lola Vee Kelly and Naola Fearrington and brother Roosevelt FortnerDorothy.

Humble servant of God, mother, wife, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. “Dot” is greatly loved and will be missed by all, especially her family and friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, September 16, 2019

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Legacy Chapel Funeral Home and Crematory

16 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Temple of Faith Church of God in Christ

1221 E Patterson St, Alliance, OH 44601

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