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Dorothy Marie SherwoodPassing: February 27, 2020


Bryantsville Church of Christ

Funeral Service

Sunday, March 1st @ 2:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, February 29th @ 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Bryantsville Church of Christ Cemetery

Sunday, March 1st

MITCHELL – Dorothy Marie Sherwood, 88, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at her residence.

Born September 15, 1931, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Edward and Helen (Hawkins) Lambrecht.  She married Ralph Edward Sherwood February 3, 1951, and he preceded her in death April 12, 2000.

Dottie was a former secretary of the Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation.  She was a member of  Bryantsville Church of Christ, Lawrence County Art Association, Prim Priscilla Homemakers, Federated Women’s Club of Orleans, and Gideons Auxiliary.  Dottie graduated from Shawswick High School in 1949.  She enjoyed sewing, was an award winning artist and continued to paint up until her death. She was very devoted to her family, friends, and her Lord, Jesus.

Brian Edward (Marilyn) Sherwood of Mitchell
Leslie Paul (Christine) Sherwood of Bloomington
Elaine Kay (Greg) Anderson of Bloomington
Rosalie Joy Sherwood of Bloomington
Justin (Lori) Sherwood, Elise Sherwood, Lauren (Stephen) Voelkel, Caleb Anderson, Kristen Anderson, Chase Founds, and Hannah Founds

Her parents; husband; infant son, Timothy Sherwood; and brother, John Lambrecht, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Bryantsville Church of Christ. Burial will be in Bryantsville Church of Christ Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Saturday, at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 1:00 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church.

Memorial Gifts: Bryantsville Hunger Relief Project or Bryantsville Church of Christ

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16 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Tracy Hover | http://Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: March 1, 2020
    So sad to hear of Dottie's passing. Will always cherish the times stopping in and chatting with her. It always amazed me how she could take something rusty and turn it into something beautiful. What a artist in her paintings, and a loving lady.She will be missed.My thoughts and prayers are with the Sherwood family.
  2. Guest: Wilma (Wever) Johnson | http://Peoria, Az.
    Date: March 1, 2020
    Dottie was my first cousin. She was a gifted artist and a wonderful woman. Please accept heartfelt condolences from myself and my husband, Jim. Wilma (Wever) Johnson
  3. Guest: Nancyanna Townsend | http://Montpelier
    Date: February 29, 2020
    I was so sad to hear of Dottie's passing. Dottie became my friend and cousin when her Uncle Carl Hawkins married my mother. Actually I adopted Ed and Helen also. We had some happy times. Thank you for welcoming me into your family..
  4. Guest: Ronnie & Carol Voelkel | http://Richmond, Texas
    Date: February 29, 2020
    Sending love and hugs to the entire Sherwood family. Dottie was so gracious during our visits to the farm and what an amazing legacy of creativity and artwork she's left behind. She will be greatly missed by all. Love Always, Ronnie & Carol Voelkel
  5. Guest: 3752 Thunder Ridge Rd., Bettendorf, IA. | http://Bettendorf
    Date: February 29, 2020
    Dottie was a dear Christian friend, a devoted wife and mother, and a respected artist. She enriched the organizations and fellowships fortunate enough to have her presence, We loved her and Ed dearly and do send our condolences and love to her family. We wish we were able to be present Sunday. May the God of Hope bless you all as we wait for the Great Reunion with Jesus.
  6. Guest: Sheryl Fields Walton | http://Mitchell
    Date: February 28, 2020
    Dottie was always a wonderful lady. She always had kind words and a genuine interest in family. I usually only made contact with her during the Festival when I would take my son's paintings to enter them for him.She and Eddie were always good friends to my dad, Jake. She will be missed. Prayers for the family; she was one of a kind.
  7. Guest: Sammie Justesen | http://Bedford
    Date: February 28, 2020
    From our hearts at the Lawrence County Art Association, we send our condolences. We all loved Dottie so much and will miss her. She inspired us through her personality and her artwork. She was kind, thoughtful, smart, talented, and always a lady--but never afraid to stand up for her beliefs. We will be sending a donation in her name to Bryantsville Hunger Relief. I picture Dottie in Heaven, painting the clouds!
  8. Guest: Janet Noe | http://Mitchell
    Date: February 28, 2020
    Rosalie, I am so sorry for your loss. Dottie was a very special lady. Our prayers are with you all. Love, Janet
  9. Guest: Vicki King Lovelace | http://Rochester Hills, Michigan
    Date: February 28, 2020
    Dottie was a wonderful, talented lady. My sympathies to you, Brian and your family. I wish I could be there, but you all will be in my thoughts. May God bless each of you in a special way.
  10. Guest: Debbie goodman | http://Bedford Indiana
    Date: February 28, 2020
    My life is richer because I got to k ow dirty when I worked in activities at Mitchell manor. She was an angle on earth doing Gods work.
  11. Guest: David & Vickie Bryant and family. | http://New Port Richey
    Date: February 28, 2020
    Dottie was remarkable, we were in awe of her artwork. Very sweet lady, we will miss her very much. She gave us a tour of her artwork throughout her home on our last visit, needless to say that is something we will never forget. Can’t imagine visiting Bryantsville without her being there. I have very fond memories of her from my earliest childhood to date. Condolences to the family on her passing.
  12. Guest: Marilyn S Dixon | http://New Palestine Indiana
    Date: February 28, 2020
    Have purchased many of her paintings over the years.....so sad of her passing...she will be missed....
  13. Guest: Lester Bultman & Lisa Bultman | http://Springville, IN 47462
    Date: February 27, 2020
    Such a wonderful woman. Please accept our condolences.
  14. Guest: Beth Pattison | http://New Smyrna Beach, FL 43169
    Date: February 27, 2020
    To the Sherwood Family: May you find comfort in memories of the happy times you shared as a family. My sincere condolences on your loss.
  15. Guest: Cedar Orman | http://Bedford IN
    Date: February 27, 2020
    To all of the Sherwood Family, always loved Dottie, and she was a Very Special Lady! My prayers are with you! See will be missed! Cedar
  16. Guest: Betty M Wilson | http://Bedford, Indiana
    Date: February 27, 2020
    To the Sherwood family I express my condolences! Dottie was a special person and will be greatly missed!