Browning Funeral Home

141 West Oxford Street, Pontotoc, MS


Billy Ralph Dorman

June 24, 1944May 11, 2020

Billy Ralph Dorman, age 75, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born June 24, 1944 to William Nathaniel and Velma Plunkett Dorman. Billy was a member of Zion Baptist Church. He was retired from the Pontotoc Post Office, where he worked for thirty years. Billy was a U. S. Navy Veteran. He enjoyed gardening and wood working.

Due to the COVID-19 and the CDC guidelines, a private family graveside service will be held on Thursday at New Hope Cemetery, with Rev. Max Blackwelder and Rev. J.J. McVay officiating. Browning Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Doris Hollis Dorman; a daughter, Patricia Dorman Bailey and husband Mike; one sister, Jeanette Dorman Duke; one granddaughter, Angel Grace Bailey; a special nephew, Billy Duke, and a special bonus granddaughter, Jessica Baggett Munn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Bobbie Jean Hall and a brother, Burel Dorman.

Pallbearers will be Ray Leeper, William Earl Jaggers, Will Connor, Metro Duke, Billy Duke and Mike Bailey. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Russell, Donnie Walker and Lowery Cox.

Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com


  • Ray Leeper
  • William Earl Jaggers
  • Will Connor
  • Metro Duke
  • Billy Duke
  • Mike Bailey
  • Jackie Russell, Honorary
  • Donnie Walker, Honorary
  • Lowery Cox, Honorary


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