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Memphis Funeral Home

5599 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN

OBITUARY

Dorothy J. Stoeser

June 10, 1926August 9, 2019

Dorothy Jane Stoeser, age 93, of Memphis, Tennessee passed away on Friday August 9, 2019. Dorothy was born June 10, 1926 in Paris, TN. She was the daughter of the Late William Earl and Maggie Pillow VanDyke.

She lived in Whitlock, Tennessee until moving to Memphis, Tennessee. She was married to the late Robert Stoeser of Memphis for over 50 years until he passed away. She was an avid supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Dorothy is also preceded in death by her sister, Pauline VanDyke Wyatt; Brothers, Wallace, Elroy, and Earl VanDyke. She is survived by Ann Wyatt Jackson, John Wyatt, Helen Jane Wyatt Oliver, Donna Van Dyke Tacker, Sam VanDyke, and families. She was also survived by Janet Ivey a dear and close friend, and longtime friend Mildred Jacks.

A gathering of friends and family for Dorothy will be held Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119. A celebration of life service will occur Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, 5599 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119. A graveside service will occur Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 11:15 AM to 11:30 AM at Elmwood Cemetery, 824 Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralPoplar.com for the Stoeser family.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by Ann Wyatt Jackson, John Wyatt, Helen Jane Wyatt Oliver, Donna Van Dyke Tacker, Sam VanDyke, and families. She was also survived by Janet Ivey a dear and close friend, and longtime friend Mildred Jacks.

    Dorothy is also preceded in death by her parents, William Earl and Maggie Pillow Vandyke, her husband, Robert Stoeser and her sister, Pauline VanDyke Wyatt; brothers, Wallace, Elroy, and Earl VanDyke.

Services

  • Gathering of Friends and Family Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Interment Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Memories

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