Lori Michelle Dockrey of Colorado City, minister to youth and children, died Sept. 10. She was 43. She was born Nov. 25, 1976, in Colorado City to Jim Dockrey and Christy Stubblefield Dockrey. She earned a Masters of Arts in Christian Education degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. She not only was the longtime youth and children’s minister at First Baptist Church in Colorado City, but also was a friend, role model and No. 1 fan to all her students, past and present. She was an avid sports fan and attended the games of all her students whenever possible. She served as secretary for the board of the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center, on the executive staff at Super Summer camps, on the board for Texas Baptist Conclave and as Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle coach for the Colorado City Independent School District. She also was involved in the Mitchell County Ministerial Alliance, Rachel’s Challenge for Anti-bullying and RAD Self Defense Training. She is survived by her father Jim Dockrey and wife Sherry of Colorado City; her mother Christy Dockrey of Granbury; her brothers Justin Dockrey and wife Shane of Midland and Lance Dockrey and wife Caroline of Kandern, Germany; step-brothers Zach Anderson and wife Ashley of Corpus Christi and Jed Anderson and wife Misti of Canyon; and grandmothers, Dorris Dockrey and Ernestine O’Dell.
Obituary: Lori Michelle Dockrey
October 7, 2020