After almost 8 years of battle, facing each new day with a positive attitude and valiant effort, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Mrs. Dorothy Bursey Webb peacefully passed the baton to her fellow warriors to continue the fight against breast cancer. Born to John and Maggie Mae Bursey on February 7, 1942, she was the eldest of five children.
She completed the first phase of her educational journey at Mayfield High School, graduating in 1963. Dorothy continued her studies at Grambling State University and graduated with a Master’s degree in Education and Library Science. In July of 1969, Dorothy was united