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Dorothy Jane Callahan

September 16, 1927 ~ June 5, 2021 (age 93)


Dorothy Jane Stephens Callahan, 93 of Ringgold passed away peacefully at her residence.

She was a lifelong resident of the Burning Bush Community.  Dorothy was the oldest current living member of the Burning Bush Baptist Church.  Her ministry was taking pride in organizing and preparing the Wednesday night meals for the church.    Dorothy was affectionately known as Dottie, GiGi and Granny, she enjoyed reading, shopping, Nascar, the Braves Baseball, Family Feud TV show, enjoyed life along with spending time and cooking for her family. She will be remembered for her devotion and servant’s heart.   

She was retired from Afton Enterprise as an Administrative Assistance.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband Bill Callahan; parents, John P. & Lettie Jane Stephens; sister, Lanell Stephens and niece, Gina Matthes.

Survivors include her children, Kay (Lamar) Shipley; Donna (Roy) Cooper and Randy (Mitzi) Callahan; grandchildren, Clay Shipley, Eric (Sydney) Shipley and Mia Callahan; great-grandchildren, Owen & Eli Shipley; sister, Marie Curtis and nieces Lisa & Tara Curtis.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 14, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Burning Bush Baptist Church, with Pastor Joseph Frejosky.  Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens South.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Dorothy’s memory designated to the Building Fund of  Burning Baptist Church. 

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The family will receive friends Monday, June 14, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1:00 p.m.  at the Burning Bush Baptist Church, 2195 Burning Bush Road, Ringgold, Ga.

Arrangements by South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

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June 14, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Burning Bush Baptist Church (Road, Ringgold, Ga)

Funeral Service
June 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Burning Bush Baptist Church
2195 Burning Bush Road
Ringgold, GA 30736

Interment following funeral service
June 14, 2021

Lakewood Memory Gardens South, South Crest Chapel

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