Dorothy Jarvis

June 17, 1924April 24, 2014

.Dorothy Ruth (Wallis) Jarvis, 89 Lakeland- Dorothy Ruth (Wallis) Jarvis, age 89, passed away April 24, 2014 due to natural causes. She was born June 17, 1924 in Carrollton, GA the daughter of Thomas Wallis and Nettie (Kilgore) Wallis. She graduated from the University of Georgia in1947.She was a business forms design/control manager and retired from 1st National Bank of Chicago. She was a member of the Shepherd Road Presbyterian Church. She was an avid reader and developed the libraries of both the Shepherd Road Presbyterian Church and Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Plant City, FL. Dorothy is survived by her children: Susan Jarvis, Richard Jarvis (Joyce) Linda Jarvis (Lee) and Adelle Burnsed-Geffen (Ted), 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Memorial Services are May 16, 2014 at 11am at the Shepherd Road Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Shepherd Road Presbyterian Church Library, 1217 Shepherd Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811 and/or Lighthouse Ministries, P.O. Box 3112, Lakeland, FL 33802. Condolences may be sent to the family at


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April 27, 2014

Susan you are in my prayers. You are a special friend