Dorsey, Daisy

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 Mrs. Daisy Lee Hyman Dorsey, the daughter of Thomas Lee Grant, Sr. and Lillie Mae Johnson was born on December 26, 1937 in Florence, South Carolina. She departed this earthly life on Wednesday, June 8, 20ll at Hospice By The Sea in Boca Raton, Florida after an extended illness. Daisy attended Wilson High School in Florence, SC. She retired from Dade County Public Schools of Miami, Florida. Daisy was married to David Hyman and later to Samuel Dorsey. In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Lee Felder Williams. Daisy leaves to cherish her loving memories: her children, Deacon Michael (Juanita) Alexander of Hollywood, FL; Sheila Alexander of Florence, SC; Sherry (Ahmed) Elghotni of Norcross, GA; Winston (Claudia) Lockett and David (Shirley) Lockett, both of Florence, SC; six grandchildren, Tisha, Sharkell (Heyward) McCoy, Michael, Antwann, Aia and Nadah; five great grandchildren, Jonathan, Sharkeelah, Sam, Cameron and MiAsia; five siblings, David, Sr. (Sandra) Grant and Ruth Lewis, both of Wilmington, NC; Elizah Grant of Brentwood, NJ; Ruby McCallum of Jamaica, NY and Eliza Croweder of Hempstead, NY; one aunt, Daisy Mae Johnson; four brothers-in-law, Hines Williams, Jr. and Jerry (Isabella) Cooper, both of Florence, SC; Sammie (Joyce) Cooper and Allen (Martha) Cooper, both of Effingham, SC; two sisters-in-law, Sandra (Michael) Dent of Columbia, SC and Silver Winn of Miami, FL; eleven nieces and nephews, Thomas Grant, Bryant Grant, Zyrice Lewis, Sharon Zanders, Vanessa Grant and Don (Darone) McDowell, all of Wilmington, NC; David Grant, Jr. and Tracy Felder of Charlotte, NC; Monique Owusu of Douglasville, GA; Veronica Samuels of Florence, SC and Lisa Samuels of New Milford, NJ; five great nephews, Shaw Samuels of New Milford, NJ; Marquez Samuels and D’raja Samuels of Florence, SC; Tyquan Felder of Annandale, VA; and Earl Johnson of Teaneck, NJ; four special friends, Donna Stubbs of Florence, SC; Dee Dee Snelling of Miami, FL; Connie of Lake City, SC; and Louise Williams of Marion, SC; and a host of cousins and friends.