Dorothy A. (Welsh) Jefferson


Dorothy A. (Welsh) Jefferson, 80, died Thursday, May 10, 2012 at Kent Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard B. Jefferson.

A daughter of the late John and Verna (Cobb) Welsh. She was a payroll supervisor for Kelly Services and Staff Builders Services. Dorothy was a member of the Open Table of Christ Methodist Church, formerly Hillsgrove United Methodist Church, where she served as organist and a member of the church choir.

She is survived by two sons, David R. Jefferson and his wife, Gina, of Douglassville, Penn. and Brian L. Jefferson and his wife, Lillian, of Warwick; one granddaughter, Elisha M. Jefferson of Warwick; and one great-grandson, Aiden Patrick Flanagan.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. at the Open Table of Christ Methodist Church, 35 Kilvert St.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Open Table of Christ Methodist Church, c/o Emerging Ministries, 1520 Broad St., Providence, RI 02905 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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