Dorothy Marie Wilsie, 88, of Romulus, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Shawnee.

Dorothy Marie Wilsie, 88, of Romulus, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Shawnee.

She was born Jan. 27, 1931, to John and Willie (Jackson) Key in Maud, Oklahoma.

Dorothy was raised in Maud and Romulus and attended school at Romulus through the eighth grade.

She married Wesley “Ross” Wilsie Sr. on June 30, 1946. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2016.

Dorothy worked as a certified nurse’s aide at Shawnee Medical Center until she retired in 1993.

She was a very active member of Romulus Baptist Church. Dorothy loved watching basketball and was an avid OKC Thunder fan. She enjoyed living at Primrose and enjoyed participating in the activities there. She especially loved spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley “Ross” Wilsie Sr.; her parents, John and Willie Key; two brothers, Jack (Johnie) Key and LeRoy Key; four sisters, Sarah Key, Mozelle (Lester) Bowerman, Leota (Charles) Morton and Betty (Bryan) Ledbetter; and one brother-in-law, Darryl Wilsie.

Those left to cherish her memory are one son and one daughter-in-law, Wesley and Sue Wilsie of Shawnee; two daughters and one son-in-law, Linda and Steve Dobbins of Allen, Oklahoma, and June Hammons of Ada; five grandchildren, Richard and Jill Wilsie of Byron, Illinois, Jennifer and Wendell Smith of Allen, Cindy and Jason Bray of Salina, Kansas, Sara and Jeff Maloy of Allen, and Nicole and Ronnie Davis of Fittstown, Oklahoma; 10 great-grandchildren, Brady Wilsie, Carson Wilsie, Emily Smith, Nathan Smith, Jana Bray, Allie Bray, Alyssa Maloy, Luke Maloy, Kinley Davis and Madison Davis; and many other family and friends.

The family would like to thank Colonial Estates, Heartland Hospice and staff at Primrose Retirement Center for their loving care.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Friday, July 5, and continue through service time. Family gathering to greet friends and family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home.

Services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, July 6, at Romulus Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Craig, Temple Baptist Church, Shawnee, officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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