Dorinda J. Carmichael age 47 of Avilla, IN died Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in Avilla, IN. She was born October 28, 1974 in Indianapolis, IN to Larry G. Minks Sr. and Donna L. (Van Valkenburg) Minks.
She married Danny “Dan” Carmichael on June 24, 2006 in Gatlinburg, TN and he died Jan. 29, 2020.
She taught at Rudaes Beauty College form 2004 – 2017 and Family Shears for many years.
Dorinda enjoyed spending time with her family playing cards and watching the grandkids. She enjoyed the outdoors, summer time, the pool, doing puzzles with her kids. She loved her cats, reading, writing and Colts Football.
She was a member of the Grace Christian Church – Kendallville, IN
Dorinda is survived by her mother: Donna Tracy, Indianapolis, IN; father: Larry (Cindy) Minks Sr., Avilla, IN; sons: Devin (Karissa) Heath, Avilla, IN; Tray Rutherford, Westerville, OH; daughters: Raven (Cain) Quarry, Kendallville, IN; Lexus (Phil) Murphy, Kendallville, IN; Heather Carmichael, Kendallville, ON; Brittany (Zach) Ford, Garrett, IN; grandchildren: Fayt Ford, Adalynn Chaffins, Kairi Ford, Damien Ford, Lilah Chaffins, Kohan Heath, Caden Quarry, Kaizer Heath; boyfriend: Tony Rutherford, Avilla, IN; brothers: Larry Minks Jr. Kendallville, IN; Ryan Tracy, Indianapolis, IN; William (Krista) Tracy, Indianapolis, IN, Benji Kintz, Auburn, IN; sister: Lisa (Mike) Miller, Indianapolis, IN and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Services will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2022 at Harper Funeral Home – Avilla Chapel with Brother Bud Owen of the First Church of Christ in Garrett officiating.
Visitation will take place from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the services at the funeral home.
Memorials are to the American Brain Tumor Association.
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