Dorothy “Dot” Norwood Wallace, 81, of Orange passed away on Sunday, June 16, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. She was a native, and life long resident of Orange. She was born Sept. 10, 1931, to parents Rosie (Hock) and Butler Lawrence. Dorothy loved taking care of her grandchildren and helping anyone who needed it. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Butler and Rosie Lawrence; first husband, Floyd “Nick” Norwood; second husband, Jake Wallace; sisters, Gloria May Norwood, Lottie Lawrence, Susie Dorman; brothers, Ray Lawrence, John Ray Lawrence, James Lawrence and Eugene Lawrence.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Jacob “Jake” Norwood; daughter, Irene “Winkie” Kirby; sisters, Bessie Norwood , and Sharon “Shirleen” McPhearson, all of Orange; six grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 20, at 2:00 pm, at Dorman Funeral Home Chapel, with a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to services. Burial will follow at Bland Cemetery in Orange.
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