Dorothy Jane Sherman, 96, of Windsor, Virginia passed away peacefully in her residence on May 9, 2019 with loving family members; granddaughter Jennifer Gurin, grandson Geoffrey Moore, great-granddaughter Lyndsay Moore, granddaughter in-law Melissa Campbell and her loyal loving dog Angel Sherman by her side. Born to late Harry and Francis Stanton, April 21, 1923, in Owosso, Michigan. She was a woman with a noble heart. She was an amazing person, always full of personality with a generous and uplifting spirit who accomplished wonderful things. Dorothy began her careers at a Naval command in Cape Canaveral, Florida, while her late husband Robert James Sherman was deployed during WWII. After returning to Michigan, she went on to be a dental assistant for several years until becoming a dedicated mother to surviving son and daughter Craig and Jane Sherman. Later in life she was a successful business owner of Groveland Valley Food and Spirits as well as TLC Lounge located in Holly, Michigan. She loved to cook and had a sensational sense of taste. Following retirement, she explored her other talents by selling Mary Kay, showing high end homes and providing concierge service to some of the most important people in her community at the elegant Meadowbrook Village Mall in Rochester, Michigan. Dorothy was a lady of elegance. She loved spending her extra time with family and friends and giving back to her community by being engaged at her church, coordinating events and activities and volunteering at local food drives. Dorothy was preceded by her husband of sixty-five years Robert James Sherman, one brother Harry Stanton Jr. and two grandchildren Randall "Randy" Sherman and Tracy Sherman. Dorothy is survived by her loving sister Judith Stanton, beloved son and daughter Craig and Jane Sherman, four nurturing grandchildren; Jennifer, Christina, Tiffany and Geoffrey, twelve extraordinary great grandchildren; Lyndsay (Christopher), Kayla, James, Johnathan, Meghan, Arianna, Robert, Isabella, Makayla, David, Serenity, Olivia and Keegan, One exciting great-great grandchild Isaiah, one beautiful niece Sheila, six outstanding nephews; Darell, Robert, Christopher, Andre, Brent and Mark. The family expresses appreciation to Helping Hands Facilitators, the in-home caregivers, hospice staff and the many physicians who participated in her care. A celebration of life service will be held at Little's Funeral Home located at 1515 S. Church St. Smithfield, VA 23430 on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 2 p.m. the family will receive friends immediately following the service. Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.
Grandma, If LOVE could have saved you, you would have lived forever. You will truly be missed.