Dorothy Maultsby Bethel, 82, of Fort Pierce, FL passed away on Friday January 27, 2017.
She was born on February 22, 1934 in Live Oak, FL and has been a life time resident of Saint Lucie County.
Dorothy was a graduate of Lincoln Park Academy Class of 1953 and a graduate of Bethune Cookman University with a Bachelor of Science Degree.
She was a member of Saint Simon the Cyrenian Episcopal Church where she served with the Episcopal Church Women Loving Hands. Dorothy was also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Retired Educator Association and Socio-Civic Club.
Survivors include her husband, Matthew A. Bethel of Fort Pierce, FL; daughters, Shondo Lynn Bethel of Atlanta, GA, Torry Ann Tolbert Thomas of Orlando, FL; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her mother, Gerrylean Maultsby; brother, Clyde “BoPeep” Young and sister, Hazel Garvin McBride.
Visitation will be held 3 to 5:30PM, followed by a Lithany and Sorority Last Rites service on Friday February 3, 2017 at Stone Brothers Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11AM at Saint Andrews Episcopal Church, 210 South Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery.