Obituary: Chrissy Michelle Dooley-Calhoun

Ms. Dooley-Calhoun, 43, died Wednesday, June 31, 2017.

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Chrissy Michelle Dooley-Calhoun was born on Oct. 17, 1973, at West Orange Memorial Hospital in Winter Garden, Florida, to George Michael and Carolyn Blair Dooley.

Chrissy enjoyed her childhood years growing up in Central Florida in the little town of Ocoee. Chrissy attended and graduated from West Orange High School in Winter Garden, FL in 1992.  She moved from Ferndale, Florida, to Prattville, Alabama, shortly after high school and continued her education with study in psychology at Auburn University.

Chrissy studied Juris Doctor (J.D.) at Jones School of Law, Faulkner University, in Montgomery. She was a former prosecutor at Eclectic Municipal Court and program director of Legal Studies Department at South University. 

Chrissy met the love of her life, Jeremy Calhoun, in Montgomery, Alabama, where they later married in 1995. Chrissy and Jeremy made their home in Eclectic, Alabama.

Chrissy departed our earthly world at 10:30 a.m. May 31, 2017, with her family by her side.  Chrissy is survived by her husband, Jeremy Calhoun; children, Amanda Leigh Dooley-Calhoun, Rebecca Lynn Calhoun and Mason Monroe Calhoun.

Chrissy leaves behind her maternal grandfather, William Johnson Blair of Enterprise, Alabama, formerly of Ocoee and Ferndale, Florida; brothers, Shannon Michael Dooley of Pike County, Alabama, and William Matthew Dooley of Eclectic, Alabama; aunt, Patricia Blair Alexander (Peter) of Florida; uncle William Russell Blair of Alabama; aunt, Deborah Sue Glass of Florida; aunt, Linda Dooley-Childress of North Carolina; first cousins, Jenifer Diane Teachman, Kelly Renae Hall, Jessica Alexander Mathesius, William Daniel Blair, Steven M. Glass, Jonathan Ray Glass, Mark Nicolas Glass, Melissa Glass Roberts; nephews, Shane Langhammer and (Tater) William Matthew Vincent Dooley; her niece, (Catfish) Stacie Jean Michelle Dooley all of Alabama.

Chrissy also leaves behind her mother-in-law, Deborah Haynes Poole; and her large extended Blair, Dooley and Calhoun family members. Chrissy is also survived by her best friend, Alysia Vierhout Rohen, and her loving family of students, colleagues and friends.

Chrissy was predeceased in death by her paternal grandfather, George Michael Dooley Sr.; maternal grandmother, Jean House Blair; father, George Michael Dooley; and her mother, Carolyn Blair Dooley.

Service arrangements entrusted to Linville Funeral Home, located at 84632 Tallassee Highway,

Eclectic, AL 36024. Those who are unable to attend may sign the guest book via website at

Viewing and funeral service were held Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Equality United Methodist Church on County Road 259 in Equality, Alabama. The viewing was from 10 to 11 a.m. for family and friends, with the funeral service immediately following.


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