Dorothy Jean Sledge was born in Grandfield, Oklahoma on November 1, 1943 to the parents of Nathaniel and Thresia Sledge. In 1946 her family moved to Seattle, Washington. Dorothy attended Bailey Gazert Elementary school, Washington Middle School and graduated from Garfield High School in 1962.
(Picture) After graduating from High School Dorothy married and started working at the United States Postal Office where she worked for 36 years upon retiring in 2002. Dorothy was married to Lucius Boone Jr. for 34 years. One passion she had was bowling, she bowled for fun in a bowling league for over 30 years and was the Treasurer for the league and banquet planner. Dorothy’s biggest passion of ALL was her FAMILY! After the passing of her grandmother Mother Maxine Kirby, Dorothy took over all the family events, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Birthdays, large picnics with family and friends in her backyard. Any event there was to celebrate, Dorothy took charge! Dorothy was a major part of her family’s lives and she will be sorely missed.
The Viewing and Services will be at Washelli Funeral Home, 11111 Aurora Ave. N. Seattle, WA. 98133. Viewing will be on Friday April 16, 2021 from 12pm to 7pm. Services will be live streamed on April 17th @ noon: (link for live stream and online memorial)
Please visit Dorothy’s online memorial at www.washelli.com for all service and live streaming information. Pastor Reverend Barry Ray Officiant