WEST POINT —Doris T. “Dot” Bandy, 91, died Feb. 19, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. Services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. Visitation is Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home. Ms. Bandy was born July 16, 1921, in Montpelier, to the late Earl McGee Thompson and Thomas Jefferson Thompson. She started her working career as a candy wrapper for Carter Candy Company. After the war, she worked with her husband at Dairyland Feed and Seed until 1962. She also worked 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, and after her retirement she worked for D & B Furniture. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Leech Bandy; brother, Darrell Thompson; sisters, Clara L. Simmons and Othell Moseley. She is survived by her daughters, Brenda B. Hood of Houston, Bernice B. Isaacs of Tucson, Ariz., Doris Ann Mitchell of West Point; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be John D. Hood, Thomas Werstlein, John Isaac, 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.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 21, 2013
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