Dorothy Cross Grover

A celebration of Dorothy Cross Groverís life will be held on Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Union Congregational Church, 1050 Daytona Ave, Holly Hill, Fla.

She left us Oct. 7, 2005.

She had been a resident of Holly Hill and Or-mond Beach for 48 years.

Dorothy was born in Birmingham, England in 1903, and came to the United States through Ellis Island with her family in 1908.

They settled in Terre Haute, Ind.

Dorothy graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in education and continued her studies at Columbia University.

She taught English at the junior high school level in New Goshen and Terre Haute, Ind.

Dorothy married Harry E. Grover in 1930.

They lived in West Bend, for 25 years. While raising their five children, Dorothy served as president of the PTA and Womenís Club.

In 1955, the family moved to Daytona Beach, Fla.

Dorothy attended Stetson University, receiving certification in elementary education.

She taught second grade for 15 years at Holly Hill Elementary School.

Beginning in 1959 Dorothy was an active member of the Union Congregational Church, serving as secretary of the Diaconate for many years.

She was also a long-time volunteer at the Holly Hill Library.

Survivors include two sons, John Grover of Holly Hill and Richard Grover of Dunwoody, Ga;. a daughter, Marion Irey of Brevard, N.C.; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She now joins her husband of 44 years, Harry Grover, and her beloved daughter and son, Jean DeLoughery and Harry Grover Jr.

We will forever cherish her and the love and kindness she always showed us; her sense of humor and the laughter she brought to our lives.

We love you "Great." Your legacy will live forever in our hearts and minds.