The Herald Democrat
February 11, 2010
SHERMAN - Dorothy Jean Gabriel was born on July 14, 1941, in Sherman,
Texas to O.K. and Dorothy Sadler. She graduated from Fred Douglas High
School in Sherman. In September 1974, Dorothy was united in marriage to
the late Lennis Gabriel. Before her earthly journey ended on Feb. 8, 2010,
at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Sherman, she was a member of the Friendly
Church of God in Christ in Sherman.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Lennis Gabriel; father
O.K. Sadler; and mother, Dorothy Scruggs Sadler.
Left to cherish precious memories are her son, Reginald (Sandy)
Knight of Sherman; stepsons, Billy Don Boyd of Duluth, Minn., and Fred
Green of Whitewright; daughters, Regina (Sil) Carr of Richardson, Tina
(Cleo) Frost of Sherman and Karrie (Darian) Curry of Sherman; mother-in-law
Willie Mae Gabriel of Sherman; brothers, Ronnie Boyd of Sherman, Donnie
Boyd of Sherman, John Wayne Boyd of Oklahoma City, Okla., Larry Boyd of
Sherman, Ralph White of Stockton, Calif. and George Boyd of St. Paul, Minn.;
sisters, Shirley McKinney of Sherman, Tina Ellis of Denver, Colo., Barbara
Reed of Sherman and Billie Hayes of Dallas; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren;
and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Friendly Church
of God in Christ, 711 E. Lamar in Sherman with Bishop T.W. Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow at Cedarlawn Memorial Park.
The family visitation will be held from 7 -8 p.m Friday at Angelic
Mortuary in Sherman. Public viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday
at the mortuary. The family will be at their home, 2217 Duke Drive in Sherman.