Dorothy McCoy

Dorothy Faye McCoy

February 27th, 1956 - January 17th, 2020
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Dorothy F. McCoy was born on February 27, 1956 in Yazoo City, Mississippi to the union of
Clarence and Willie Mae McCoy. Dorothy was the eldest of five children born to this union.
Dorothy’s father preceded her in death as well as her two sons, Leonard and Ronald McCoy and
her sister, Mary McCoy.

Dorothy received her education in the Chicago Public School system and earned her high school
diploma from Lucy Flowers High School. She accepted Christ in her life at an early age and she was
baptized at Rose Hill Baptist Church in Mississippi. Dorothy had a zeal for life and serving was her

In 1970, Dorothy met Leonard Morris and during their relationship four children were born, Nickie
Nicole McCoy, Ronald Eugene McCoy, Deborah Monique McCoy and Leonard Eugene McCoy. As
she continued her journey in life, Dorothy moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1987, where two
more children were born, Barbara McCoy and Larry D. Beck. This was the place she labeled home
and she lived there until her transition.

Dorothy Faye McCoy leaves to cherish her memories: A loving mother, Willie Mae McCoy; three
daughters, Nickie N. McCoy, Deborah Monique McCoy of Chicago, IL and Barbara McCoy (Kayla
Banks) of Milwaukee, WI; one son, Larry D. Beck of Milwaukee, WI; one daughter-in-law, Thenika
McCoy of Indiana; two sisters, Barbara Wilburn and Ruby Lee McCoy and one brother, Willie Ray
McCoy, all of Chicago, IL; five grandchildren, William and Minnie Moore of Chicago, IL, Deja
Johnson, Ariel McCoy and Ronald E. McCoy Jr. of Indiana; one nephew, Derrick Wilburn; two
nieces, Kimberly McCoy and Valencia Dawson of Chicago, IL; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins
and special friends.
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    Saturday January 25th, 2020 | 11:30am
    Saturday January 25th, 2020 11:30am
    Smith and Thomas
    5708 W Madison
    CHICAGO, IL 60644
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