Dorothy Bookman was born in New Iberia, Louisiana. As a small child she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. As a young woman she met George Bookman walking home from church. George became Dorothy’s first and only love; and they were married in 1932 and resided in Houston, Texas. They migrated to California in 1942, and they later moved to Perris California in 1963. They remained happily married for 53 years until he was called home in 1985.
Dorothy was a devoted wife, and a wonderful caring mother of seven beautiful girls of which one was deceased as an infant. She has been very blessed to have five generations of descendants which includes 13 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 38 great great-grandchildren.
Dorothy has committed her life to the Lord and reads her bible every day. She is one of the charter members of Vine Life Christian Fellowship. She loves her pastor, Robert L Wilkes and her church family. It has been this dedication to her Heavenly Father and by following His commandments that she attributes to being the secret for a long life.
Over the years she has willingly donated time, resources, guidance, wisdom and knowledge to her family. Her life’s purpose has been to see her family love and care for one another. Each day that she is given you may find her spending time with her family or enjoying one of her favorite pastimes of reading, watching cooking shows or going on outings.
On October 11, 2014 Dorothy will be honored by her family and friends who wish to thank her for a CENTURY of LOVE. They are very grateful and thankful to GOD for allowing them to be a part of her life.