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Dorothy Wiley

May 5, 1942 — December 1, 2023

Dorothy "Dolly" Casey Craig Wiley left this realm on December 1 st , 2023, to be in the presence of glory. Born May 5 th , 1942, in Nashville, TN, she spent her early years in New Orleans, LA until her family moved to Atlanta, GA when she was twelve years old.

She attended Northside High School and Judson College in Marion, AL, where her grandmother was an instructor. She was a true southern belle who also loved the outdoors, a wonderful, loving mother and grandmother, and she loved to volunteer her time, including at her children's schools, her local garden club, the American Heart Association, and teaching CPR classes. Her real joy was sharing the love of Christ with the youth at Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church and Camp SPdL, where she continued to volunteer for many years after her children were grown. She met the love of her life, J D Wiley, later in life, whom she married in 1989. She moved to Cleveland, TN in 2017 to be close to family.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Benjamin Dudley and Dorothy Wilbourne Casey, her brother, Dudley Wilbourne Casey, her stepmother Alice Jackson Casey, her husbands, William Arthur Craig and J D Wiley. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons, Benjamin Craig (Dianne) and Peter Craig (Kara), her stepsons, David Wiley (Lena) and Stewart Wiley (Carol), her grandchildren, Casey Craig (Kellie), Coleman Craig (Luisa), Anna Craig, Michael Craig, Katie Craig, Rabun Neves (James), David Wiley, Jennifer Thompson (Seth), Kathryn Wiley, Michael Wiley (Audrey) and many great grandchildren.

A private memorial will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation,, FDR Station, PO Box 220, New York, NY 10150-0220.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Dorothy or your condolences with her family at her onilne memorial located at Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Wiley family with these arrangements.


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