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The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights. A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will be at held Madison Heights Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 22, 2021, with Pastor Larry Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will follow in Meade Cemetery.

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Dorothy Lucado Lindsay (Cranny), age 92, of Madison Heights, VA, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 19, 2021at her residence. Dot was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, David Edward “Ed” Lindsay.

Dot was born on December 4, 1928, a daughter of the late John Lucado, Sr. and Elma Marsh Lucado of Oakville, VA.

Dot retired from Whitten Funeral Home after 33 years of dedicated service. She was a member of Madison Heights Baptist Church, where she attended regularly and was a member the Gleaners Sunday School Class.

Other than her husband and her parents, Dot was preceded in death by two sisters, Louise Brooks and Marion Williamson; three brothers, Bob Lucado, Eugene Lucado, and John Lucado, Jr.

Cranny is survived by her only child Sharon Lindsay-Cash and William “Sambo” Brooks, two granddaughters, Stefanie Tyree Yancey and her husband Barry, Lindsay Michelle Johnson and her husband, Kelvin; three precious great grandchildren, whom she loved with all her heart, Brianna Yancey, River Yancey, and Mason Johnson; two sisters, Phyllis Smith and Patricia Phelps, a sister in-law Sis Lucado and many special nieces and nephews, who loved her deeply.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights. A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will be at held Madison Heights Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 22, 2021, with Pastor Larry Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will follow in Meade Cemetery.

A special thank you to Cranny’s caregivers for their love and care, Teresa Jennings and Mary Jones. To her special Mountain View Drive neighbors, we thank you for all the love you gave to her. We also want to thank Centra Hospice and her favorite nurse, Rachel.

In lieu of flowers please consider Central Baptist Church, 1417 Florida Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148, or Helping Hands Ministry, in care of Madison Heights Baptist Church.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Madison Heights, is assisting the family.

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Posted by:
Dianne Stedman

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October 22, 2021

Sharon I am sorry to hear the passing of your Mom. She lived a great life !!! She was so Stylish in her appearance always smiling and very much a people person in fact she loved people. Reflect on the Great Memories you will have of her. Please call if you need anything.

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Dianne Stedman

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October 22, 2021

Sharon I am sorry to hear the passing of your Mom. She lived a great life !!! She was so Stylish in her appearance always smiling and very much a people person in fact she loved people. Reflect on the Great Memories you will have of her. Please call if you need anything.

Posted by:
Dianne Stedman

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October 22, 2021

Sharon I am sorry to hear the passing of your Mom. She lived a great life !!! She was so Stylish in her appearance always smiling and very much a people person in fact she loved people. Reflect on the Great Memories you will have of her. Please call if you need anything.

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Lynn Doss

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October 21, 2021

Dear Sharon: So sorry for the passing of your mother. The few times I saw her which was many years ago she was such a nice person. It is tough to lose your mom but she had a long and wonderful life and you can have comfort in that. My thoughts and prayers are for you and the girls. Take care.

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Ernie and Tina Cash

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October 21, 2021

Sharon, we are thinking and praying for you and your family.

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Mike Garrison

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October 21, 2021

My condolences to the family in their loss. May she rest in peace.

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Allen Freeman Jr

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October 20, 2021

Sharon, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I am praying for you.

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Margaret Tyree Harding

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October 20, 2021

Your mom was very special. My prayers are with all of you. I'm thanking God for her life.

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Margaret Tyree Harding

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October 20, 2021

Your mom was very special. My prayers are with all of you. I'm thanking God for her life.

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Rita

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October 20, 2021

Sharon, very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a very sweet lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless

Posted by:
Carol Tyree

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October 20, 2021

Sweet Sharon. I loved Dot. Heaven now has another SPECIAL Angel to watch over us. Sending all the prayers ,HUGS and Love.

 

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