Sherry (Hester) Dorsey, with her beloved husband at her side, took Jesus’ hand and entered Heaven on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at the age of 70. A visitation will be 1 to 2 P.M. Friday, May 14, 2021, in the Chapel of Grace Gardens Funeral Home, 8220 Woodway Dr. The funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Terry Johnston officiating. Private family interment will follow in Waco Memorial Park.
Sherry was born February 27, 1951, the daughter of the late William “Red” and Ida (Motley) Hester in Waco, Texas. The second of four children, she attended school in Waco and was a 1969 graduate of University High School. On December 31, 1986, Sherry married the love of her life, Bailey Dorsey.
For many years, Sherry was employed with Hillcrest Hospital. Later, she worked for the State of Texas in Child Protective Services where she retired in 2014. Accepting Christ as a child, Sherry was a member of First Baptist Church in McGregor. Throughout her life, Sherry loved the LORD, her family and animals. Those that truly knew Sherry knew there was no greater fan of “Elvis” than Sherry!
Preceding her in death were her parents; a sister, Marcelle Barber; a brother, Allen Wade Hester.
Those left to Cherish her memory are her loving husband, Bailey Dorsey; a sister, Martha Kirkpatrick and husband Joe Dee; nephews, Ryan Kirkpatrick and wife Lila, Brandon Kirkpatrick; an uncle, J.P. Motley and wife Antoinette and many cousins and friends.
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