Dorothy Ruth Brady Stubbs (Mrs. Alton) gently and contentedly exhaled her last breath while being surrounded by many loving family members as she ascended up to Paradise to be reunited with the "love of her life" for more than sixty years, Alton Wesley James Stubbs, on Sunday morning, October 16, 2016.
She is survived by her loving children Brenda Ruth Stubbs Podoll (Leland), Wayne Alton Stubbs (Sharon) and Cheryl Ann Stubbs.
Surviving grandchildren include William Wesley Podoll (Michele), Lindsay Leigh Podoll Mosley (Jeremy), Johnathan Brady Stubbs (Sara), Linda Louise Stubbs Fleetwood (Evan), Elliott Alton Kirkpatrick and Madeline Olivia Kirkpatrick.
Surviving great-grandchildren include Harmon Thomas Mosley, Charles Alton Mosley, Abel Habib Stubbs, Samuel Webb Fleetwood and a new great-grandchild (Podoll) expected to arrive in November 2016.
Louise Mattie Brady Stevens (Jack) is her surviving younger sister. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded into Heaven by many siblings and their respective spouses including Ruby Lee Brady Bird (Oscar), Clifton James Brady (infant), Mary Ellen Brady, Margaret Ann Brady Beverett (James), William Clifton Brady, and Cora Marie Brady Guy (Daniel).
Dorothy was a native of Montgomery, a graduate of Sidney Lanier High School and Modern Business Academy. For more than thirty-six years, she excelled as an executive stenographer and executive secretary as an employee of the United States Civil Service. She provided crucial and instrumental assistance to many high ranking officers of the U.S. Veterans Administration, U.S.A.F. at Gunter AFS and U.S.A.F. at Maxwell AFB.
Dorothy enjoyed swimming, cooking and entertaining for her family and friends, playing dominoes, travelling, volunteering and participating in many senior activities within the community and with members of the church. During her lifetime, she was also an active member and officer of many local business associations and professional groups.
Dorothy was a believer and follower of Jesus Christ and an active member of the Church of Christ throughout her entire adult lifetime; which included membership with Dalraida Church of Christ for over forty-four years and more recently with University Church of Christ as her health and conditioning began to decline.
A memorial celebration of life service will performed at Leak Memory Chapel in Montgomery, AL. on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at two o'clock in the afternoon, Visitations are scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from five o'clock until seven o'clock in the evening and on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from one o'clock in the afternoon until the chapel service begins at two o'clock. A graveside ceremony will be performed shortly after the chapel ceremony.
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Oct. 19, 2016.