Dorcas Lynne Mansell, MD.
February 9, 1957 ~ October 8, 2023
Dr. Dorcas Lynne Mansell
Dorcas passed from this life on Oct. 8, 2023, at the age of 66. She was preceded in death by her parents Glenn and Mildred Mansell. Survived by her sisters: Helen Gore (Don) and Pam Robinson (Jerry) her nephews: Drew Dishman, Craig Dishman, Victor Gore; her niece: Gracie Gore; She is also survived by numerous cousins, several aunts and uncles and her step nieces.
Dorcas graduated as Valedictorian from Stark High School in Orange, Texas and was a National Merit Scholar. She received her BS degree in Mathematics from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Dorcas also received a master’s in public health from Boston University. She graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School with a degree in Internal Medicine and served as a physician in Palatka, FL, Boston, MA, Providence, Rhode Island, Birmingham, Alabama and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dorcas will always be remembered as a generous, gentle and kind woman with a heart for those less fortunate than her. She especially appreciated music and art. She was a valued member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Franklin, TN. At St. Paul’s, she found friends who became like family to her.
Contributions in her honor in memory of her two beloved cats, Goldie & Max can be made to Pet Village of Brentwood (7115 Crossroads Blvd., Brentwood, TN 37027), Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN, or St. Paul’s music ministry.
A memorial service will be at St. Paul’s on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at 2:00PM, with visitation prior to the service beginning at 1:00PM.
Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, Nashville, TN (615) 857-9955. We proudly remain locally owned & operated.