Dorothy Marie McGaughy

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Dorothy McGaughy (Dot) was born in Mississippi on March 27, 1957, to Bennie Sr. and Mozella Mitchell.

She obtained her associates degree in May 1985 from Joliet Junior College. She worked 26 years at the Internal Revenue service and retired.

Dorothy was granted her angel wings on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Her final days were spent surrounded by family at her Atlanta home. Dorothy was preceded in death by her mother and father, Mozella and Bennie Mitchell Sr.; Sister, Minnie (Albert Lee) Lott: Three nephews John Lee Ward Jr, Leonard Turner Jr (pooh), and Gerald Lindsey Jr. (pooh pooh).

Dorothy is survived by her husband Larry McGaughy, Siblings; Lucinda (Robert) Holiday, Bennie (Sylvia) Mitchell Jr, James Lee (Theresa) Mitchell, Mary Mitchell, Bobby (Barbara) Mitchell, Larry (Mary) Mitchell, Arthur Mitchell, Angela (Leonard) Turner. Children: Katina Webb, Kasandra (Michael) Henderson, Tawanna (Anwand) Clark. Grandchildren; Destiny (Dameron) Baldwin, Taje’ Thomas, DeAndre Johnson, Larry Clark III, Isaiah Clark, Cameron and Kayla Henderson. Great-grandchildren; Judah and Koriyon Lampkin, Kai Stafford, Jamya Hubbard and one on the way. A host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. special friends;
Sharon Parker, Aisha Adair, Gladys (Richard)Sauler; Pets; Rolo and Broc.


Visitation: February 2, 2022 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Reception: February 2, 2022 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


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Memories Timeline


  1. Dot, my beloved niece. I will miss our telephone conversations, you will always be in my heart.
    Your uncle, Bay

  2. CandleImageYou will be greatly missed by so many Dot. To Tawanna, Katina, Kassandra, Mike, Larry Mcgaughy, and her numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren we send our deepest sympathies and prayers.

  3. I will miss you Dorothy,
    To her Family, May prayer continue to bring you peace, comfort and strength. Don’t worry about Mom, she is suffering no more. Psalm 119:105 reads, Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. She used her lighthouses for hope and for guidance and is in heaven rejoicing. I loved you as my sister.

  4. CandleImageMay the Lord bless you all and keep you; May He make His face shine upon you all, And be gracious to you; May the Lord lift up His countenance upon you all, And give you peace.

    • I will miss you Dorothy (cuz), I will miss our phone calls & text. I’m miss you calling me telling me the contest has started lol. Praying for the family. Gone never forgotten.

  5. CandleImageMy sincere and deepest condolences to y’all I wish I could be there to support you.
    We love you so much
    Tessah, Kennedi, and Khaydon

  6. CandleImageAuntie dot I love you God gave you your wings I thank God for the time I had with you I will miss you momma and you better behave up there fly high queen❤️????

  7. God Bless the Mitchell family. I thank God for Dot being married to our brother Larry we appreciated her. She was such a kind and gentle person who loved endlessly. May God strengthen the girls, her grandchildren and all her love ones.

  8. CandleImageWith our deepest sympathies we pray your family has the strength and healing of the heart during this time. We love you

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