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Ms. Dorothy J. Boyd

May 4, 1939 ~ May 2, 2022 (age 82)

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Dorothy Jean Boyd “Gigi” was born May 4, 1939 in Kansas City, MO. She was the fourth child of the “Great 8” born to Reverend Lawrence and Laura McCormick who preceded her in death along with two brothers, Larry McCormick and Charles McCormick, and four sisters, Captolia “Toby” Donahue, Rosena Lindsey, Auretta McGee, and Mary Berniece Lee. 

Dorothy attended Manual High School and received a certification as a dietitian.  She worked at Brothers of Mercy Hospital, and later retired from Martin Luther King Jr. High School. During her retirement she showed her love for children by assisting at her daughter’s Daycare where she lovingly became “Gigi” to a host of children. 

Dorothy accepted Christ at an early age and was a lifetime member at St. John Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the motherboard and kitchen committee. She also recruited children for vacation Bible school. 

Dorothy gained her heavenly wings on May 2, 2022 and left many hearts to cherish her memory.  She is survived by her two children, daughter, Dorita McCormick and son, Albert McCormick both of Kansas City, MO. Three grandchildren, Jeanine McCormick, Drashell McCormick, and Tremell Jefferson all of Kansas City, MO. Three great grandchildren Orlando Fisher of Tempe, AZ, and Chloe and Alexandria Hopkins of Haslet, TX.  One brother, Reverend Thomas F. McCormick of Kansas City, MO;  One sister Laura Mitchell of Kansas City, MO; One brother-in-law James McGee Sr of Kansas City, MO; One sister-in-law Anita McCormick of Los Angeles, CA, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. 

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022, 12:00pm at St. John MBC. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10am-12pm at the church. Service conducted by Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be shared on our website.

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May 21, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. John MBC

Funeral Service
May 21, 2022

12:00 PM
St. John MBC

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