Dorothy Poole Jellison

Jan 21, 1923 - May 2, 2017

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Bangor - Dorothy Poole Jellison, age 94, passed away on May 2, 2017, at Woodlands Assisted Living in Hallowell, ME. She was born in Augusta, GA, on January 21, 1923, the daughter of D. Arthur and Jennie Poole.
Dorothy grew up on a farm in Wrens, Georgia. She graduated from Wrens High School and Garrett College in Georgia. She married Milton Jellison in 1946 and moved to Bangor, Maine, returning to Georgia once a year to visit family. They celebrated 50 years of marriage in 1996.
Dorothy had been a member of the PEO (Philanthropic Education Organization), Junior League, Shakespeare Club, PTA, a Girl Scout leader, and a member of First Baptist Church of Bangor for 70 years.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Milton S. Jellison, by her parents; two sisters, Florine Moses and Lillian Arnold, and beloved brothers-in-law and sister-in-law.
She is survived by a son, Brian Jellison and his wife, Rosalind of Augusta, ME; a daughter, Linda Barry and her husband Joseph of Mt. Dora, FL; grandchildren: Michael Barry, Mark Barry and his wife Michelle of CT, and Meghan Jellison of South Portland, ME; and one great-grandson, Lucas Barry. She is also survived by four sisters: Margaret Rice, Clara Preston, Elizabeth Carr and Allene Brown, all of Georgia; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME. Committal prayers will follow at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta, ME. Memorial donations may be made to either: MaineGeneral Hospice, P O Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903; Philanthropic Education Organization, c/o Sarah Carlisle, 60 Montgomery St., Bangor, ME 04401; or First Baptist Church, 56 Center St., Bangor, ME 04401.
Condolences, photos, and stories may be shared at www.plummerfh.com.
Published on  May 6, 2017
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