Sister Dorothy Mae (Nobles) Register, 77, of Sandusky, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, and most importantly, a child of the King, went home to be with her heavenly father, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, in Providence Care Center, after a lengthy illness.
Dorothy was born March 14, 1930, in Laurel, Miss., to Mary Tatum and Cleveland Nobles, and attended Laurel public schools.
"Grannie" or "Miss Dorothy," as she was affectionately called by neighborhood children and adults, was a dedicated Certified Child Care Provider for Erie County Family Services of Ohio, serving many families until her health failed.
As a faithful member of Williams Temple Church of God, she worked in different ministries, serving God wherever she could and was needed. She also was a church mother. Dorothy was an accomplished seamstress and loved family gatherings and dinners.
Cherishing the memories of Dorothy, are her husband of 56 years, Zabill "James" Register; son, Lonnie (Cheryl) Register; daughter and best friend, Maryanne (James "Bo") Reed; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ernestine (James "Touch") Davis and Lucille King; and in-laws, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son, James "Paddle" Register; daughter, Patricia Ann Register; parents ; brothers, Charles, Jessie, Collin and Samuel "Sandyfoot"; and sister, Helen Mae Paden.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Monday in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Homegoing services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Williams Temple, 1805 Pearl St., Sandusky. Elder Clinton Gray will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, Williams Temple, or one's favorite charity.
Condolences may be made to toftfh.com.