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Martha Dorcas Dyson

September 26, 1931 — February 23, 2021

Dorcas Brookshire Dyson died February 23, 2021 She was born in Iredell County, the
youngest child of the late Butler Nathaniel and Marylou Lowe Brookshire. She was
preceded in death by her granddaughter, Courtney Brooke Johnston who was killed on
December 9, 1999 and her son-in-law, Kelvin G. Johnston. Also preceding her in death
were five brothers: J. Lee, B. Clee, Fred, Earl, and Nay Brookshire, three sisters: Ethel B. Wallace, Margie B. Miller, and Mary B. Teague.
Surviving is her husband, Lynn D. Dyson: son Gerald Dyson and wife, Jeanette of
Statesville; daughter, Gigi D. Johnston of Statesville; son, Robert Dyson and wife, Cynthia of

Statesville; grandsons; Christopher Johnston and wife, Julianna of Jefferson, and Bradley Dyson and wife, Jennifer of Taylorsville; granddaughter, Chelsea D. Hancock, great-grandchildren: Slavik, Anna, Miriam, Jubilee, Leah Brooke, Isaac, Andrew, Providence, and Judah Kage Johnston; and Audrey, Jayce, and Sawyer Dyson, Gabriel Liam Hancock.
A graveside service will be at Dover Baptist Church at 3:30pm on February 25, 2021 with the Rev. Tim Stutts officiating.
Memorial may be made to Dover Baptist Church Cemetery, C/O Michael Nail, 265 Pa Mooney Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or to Young at Heart Programs, Front Street Baptist Church, 1403 West Front Street, Statesville, NC 28677

Covid-19 restrictions apply to all services.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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