May 1, 1947 ~ June 7, 2020

Born in: Todd County, KY
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Dora Lee (Bellamy) Marsden departed this life on June 7, 2020. She was born May 1, 1947 to Reverend LeRoy and Bettie Bellamy in Todd County, KY. Dora was the oldest of seven children.
Dora Lee accepted Christ at an early age and attended church at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church. She attended IPS schools 5 and 17 and eventually graduated from Crispus Attucks High School in 1965. Dora also attended the Indiana School of Arts. As a student, she participated in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) and enjoyed drawing.
As an adult, Dora was employed at several major hotels in the city of Indianapolis as a cook and housekeeper.
Dora was a devoted daughter, sister and aunt. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She never met a stranger and cherished time with friends and family. Dora was the life of the party and had a heart of gold. She enjoyed listening to music, playing bingo and watching cartoons.
Dora Lee Marsden was preceded in death by her father, Reverend LeRoy Bellamy Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Bettie Bellamy; her siblings, Barbara Harris, Lois (Tina) Bellamy, Ricky Bellamy Sr. (Emma), Joey Bellamy (Vickie), LeRoy Bellamy Jr. (Linda), and Terrell Bellamy (Lisa). While Dora did not have children, she had an extremely close relationship with her niece, Stephanie Bellamy (Nana) whom she called Baby Girl. Dora will be missed by a cousin who was a big sister, Alma Krutz; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation will be from 12pm to 1pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with her funeral service to start at 1pm.

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Visitation: July 1, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226


Funeral Service: July 1, 2020 1:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226


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  1. Rev. Charles “Donnie “ Leavell. My prayers to the family. I long for another family reunion. Aunt “DavieD” our Matriarch, much love to you and all the family. God bless you my amazing family 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

  2. TO THE FAMILY OF MRS DORA LEE MARSDEN,MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY,I DIDNT KNOW MRS MARSDEN PERSONALLY BUT KNOW THE LOSS OF A LOVE ONE IS VERY PAINFUL.AT JOHN 5:28 HELP US TO APPRECIATE THAT THERE IS GOING TO BE A RESURRECTION OF ALL SAFELY PLACED IN GOD MEMORY.GOD WORDS SHOWS US THAT JESUS HAS BEEN AUTHORITY EVEN OVER DEATH.PLEASE TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF AND I HOPE THESE FEW THOUGHTS FROM THE BIBLE ENCOURAGE AND COMFORT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

  3. Artis Fugate-Wilson
    My deepest condolences to my family. Aunt Betty and all of my cousins. I pray the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will comfort your heart. I wish I could be there, to give you a hug. Love you with all my heart. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽💗😘

  4. Praying for comfort and God’s loving arms to surround the family, now and forever.
    Love Jamanique

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