July 15, 1919 ~ March 12, 2016
Dorothy Alma Bird, a longtime resident of Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach, passed away peacefully at her home with her family around her on Saturday March 12, 2016. Dorothy was born in Logan, Oklahoma and was 96 when she passed away. Dorothy was a long time member of the Church of Christ.
Dorothy is survived by her sons Thomas Bird and his wife Marlena Bird and Kenny Bird and his wife Nancy Bird; grandchildren Rebecca Bird, Kelly Swartz and her husband Doug Swartz, Jimmy Bird, Kimberly Bird and Roy Bird and his wife Janet Bird; great grandchildren Nicole, Ashley and Allison and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Jim Bird, parents, and nine brothers and sisters.
Dorothy was an amazing lady, loved by all who knew and met her. She was a teacher and a bookkeeper. She enjoyed watching old westerns, collecting dolls, and spending time with her family, especially her great grandchildren. She was an inspiration to all of us who knew her. She was always kind to everyone and a wonderful Christian woman. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten. We love u grandma!!
The Service will be held on Saturday March 19, 2016 at McCormick Mortuary in Inglewood, CA at 11am. Burial will follow at Inglewood Park Cemetery, with a Reception in McCormick's Lighthouse Room until 4 pm.
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