Dorothy Barnum Gregory, 92, passed away in Macon, Georgia, on June 17, 2021. A memorial service will be held at Vineville United Methodist Church, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The service will be livestreamed at vinevillemethodist.com/live for those unable to attend. Friends will be received after the service. Inurnment will be at the Westminister Presbyterian Church Columbarium, in Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Gregory was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Howard Merle Barnum and the late Florence Hansen Barnum. She graduated from Goucher College, and was employed as an executive secretary at United States Steel Corporation in Pittsburgh, where she met and married Marcus W.C. Gregory. She also taught piano for many years in Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania. Dorothy and Marc moved to Savannah, Georgia in 1988 and lived at the Landings on Skidaway Island, where they enjoyed golfing, traveling, and being involved in civic and church activities for 19 years. They moved to Carlyle Place, a continuing care retirement community in Macon, Georgia, in 2006. Dorothy possessed a ready smile, and loved literature, music, poetry, and her God.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Marcus W.C. Gregory; son, James Barnum Gregory, of Indianapolis, Indiana; grandsons, Christopher and Alexander Gregory; brother, Howard Barnum (Diane) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; beloved niece, Jennifer Barnum Gluck (Charles); and nephews, Stephen Barnum (Donna), and Tom Barnum
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s honor to Carlyle Place Resident Assistance Fund, 5300 Zebulon Road, Macon, Georgia 31210.
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Hart’s at the Cupola, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 6324 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31210 has charge of the arrangements.
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