Mrs. Dorcas Barrett McGinley, 83

Mrs. Dorcas Barrett McGinley, 83, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020 in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Rev. Phil Carpenter will officiate. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Born on February 26, 1937 in Hamilton Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Bert and Ethel Barrett. Mrs. McGinley was retired from Northeast Georgia Medical Center where she worked in housekeeping. She was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. McGinley is preceded in death by her husband, Bernie McGinley; son, Michael Edward McGinley and son, Jan Bryant.

Mrs. McGinley is survived by her daughter, Teresa Mary Smith of Gainesville; sons, Edward McGinley of Oakwood, Patrick B. McGinley (Kelly) of Gainesville; grandchildren, Kasey Smith, David McGinley, Logan Gonzalez; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Lowell Barrett of Las Vegas, NV; brother in law, Jack McGinley of Allentown, PA; sister in law, Jeanine Barrett of Fairfield, OH and host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to The Cancer Society 2565 Thompson Bridge Rd. Ste. 114 Gainesville, GA 30501.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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Sheila Wilson 2020-08-02 16:18:40
I send comfort to Dot family. I worked with her at Northeast Georgia medical center. We kept in touch as much as we could. She was also on my prayer along with her family whom she loves. The Bless you and watch over. Sheila Hawks, Wilson
Edward m mcginley 2020-08-02 16:53:49
RIP my dear mother i know you are at piece now dont. Worrie about us we will be ok i will be with you soon enough i love you and miss you so bad already but i will be ok you were the greatest mother a person could ever have i love you always and forever
Krista Phillips 2020-08-02 18:22:48
I had the pleasure of meeting “mom” years ago and I am so blessed to have met her and been able to speak to her the years following. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Prayers for you all! Krista
brenda barrett 2020-08-02 18:24:04
I am so very sorry to hear about Dorcas. She was always a dear, sweet person and i loved her. I will be praying for you all. Love you, too.
Rodney Hall 2020-08-02 19:03:11
Wonderful lady with a heart of gold and a beautiful smile. Always enjoyed talking with her. Love her son Eddie . He took good care of her
LARRY COURTNEY Jr. 2020-08-02 19:03:41
Sorry you lost your mom buddy!! Your mama always made me laugh talking about she was tired of it she was putting on her walking shoes!! She should be at peace now cuz she don't have to worry about those walking shoes anymore!! Sorry for your loss Tracy ,Pat & Ed!! From the Courtney family!!
Kelly McGinley 2020-08-02 19:12:18
Dot (Granny), I'm gonna miss u so much. U were more like a mom than a mother in law to me. I know u would tell everyone u don't know what u would've done without me helping u. Granny if u were here I would do everything over and over again. You and I developed a relationship like a mother and daughter. I wouldn't trade those moments for anything. I want you to know. I'm gonna do every and anything possible to help Patrick. But, we both know what a job that is. Well, Granny until we meet again. I will have u in my heart always. I love u and will miss u so much. Ur 2nd daughter, Kelly
Suzanne Crawford 2020-08-02 19:47:55
So sorry for ypur loss sissy but ya got to know she's not suffering anymore. She was truly loved and will be missed.
Dee 2020-08-02 23:43:34
May your beautiful memories of Mother and the love of family and friends surround you and give you strength in the days ahead. You are in our Hearts and Prayers
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