Dorothy Stephens Davis Pinkerton passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at her home while surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lynn Haven, Florida after her family moved here from upper state New York after the Civil War. Her uncle was Lynn Haven’s first chief of police and fire chief and he and his brothers helped to erect the statue of the union soldier that faces north to remind them of home. Dorothy graduated from Bay High School in 1939. She was preceded in death by her father, Claude V Stephens and her mother, Edith Jarvis Stephens; brothers: Leo Stephens and Donald Stephens; and sisters, Betty Knowles and Edith Pascual. Her loving husband George M. Davis was lost at sea in 1949 and her devoted husband, Charles E. (Pinky) Pinkerton of nearly 40 years passed away in 1995. She is survived by her children: Janice Davis Schwartz and husband Dan, Cheryle Davis Brooks and husband Keller, Michael Davis, Donald Pinkerton, Joel Rosa, Gene Pinkerton and wife Yvette, and Charles Pinkerton, Jr.; grandchildren: Chuck Schwartz, Captain Robert Brooks and wife Ashleigh, Dr. Paul Brooks, Dr. Kendra Brooks, Christina Pinkerton, Christopher Pinkerton, Cameron Pinkerton; and great grandchildren: Farren Brooks, Kayla Schwartz, and Brody Bowman. She also leaves behind her loving sisters, Helen Cullen and husband Steve, Mary Walsh and husband Charles, Norma Baymiller and husband Dick, Nancy Wellborn and husband Billy; brothers: Arthur Stephens and wife Carol, Howard Stephens and wife Sue Ann, and Robert Stephens and wife Dot as well as a special niece, Lori Gerkin and her children Caleb, Caroline, and Catrina; and her dear friend Karon Wakstein. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Affordable Funerals by Yorkshire with Chaplin Virgil Tillman officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Any one who wishes may make donations in her memory to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or to Covenant Hospice.