Doris T. “Dot” Bandy age 91, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home, in West Point.
Jessie Doris Bandy was born July 16, 1921, in Montpelier, to the late Earl McGee Thompson and Thomas Jefferson Thompson. She started her working career as candy wrapper for Carter Candy Company. After the war she worked with her husband at Dairyland Feed and Seed until it burned in 1962. Next she put her skills to work filling vending machines for Bandy Candy at Babcock and Wilcox Company and other locations. Before retiring she kept books for D & B Auction and other auctioneers all over Mississippi and Alabama. To stay busy after retirement she worked with her daughter at D & B Furniture until she was 88. Mrs. Bandy was a member of First United Methodist Church. Doris Thompson “Dot” Bandy married Harry Leech Bandy on August 11, 1940, in West Point, he preceded her in death May 15, 1995.
Funeral services are Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home of West
Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Brenda B. Hood of Houston, Texas, Bernice B. Isaacs (Gene) of Tucson, Ariz., Doris Ann Mitchell (Roy) of West Point, seven grandchildren, 12 great- grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her twin brother, Darrell Thompson and two sisters, Clara L. Simmons, and Othell Moseley.
Pallbearers are John D. Hood, Thomas Werstlein, John Isaacs, Kevin Mitchell, John Hall, and Steve Moseley.
Memorials may be made to Sally Kate Winters Family Services, P. O. Box 1233, West Point, MS 39773-1233.
Visitation is Saturday, February 23, 2013. at 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com