Dorcas Kaye (Timberman) Bird, 75, of Jacksonville, FL passed away peacefully on January 3, 2023, with her children, daughter in-laws, and grandchildren by her side.
She was born in Springfield, Ohio on January 31, 1947, and attended South Springfield High. She and her family moved to Jacksonville in 1965 where she met her husband (Frank). Kaye married Frank E. D. Bird Sr. on June 1, 1967, remaining true to her vows for more than fifty-three years. Kaye ran an in-home daycare for over forty years contributing to the health and wellbeing of countless children, and many of their children. Kaye had a servant’s heart and remained active on the greeting team at Rise Church until her health began failing.
She is survived by her sons: Frank Jr., (Dawn) and Jeff (Michi). Grandchildren: Bailey, Dawson (Shelby), Ernest, Kobe, and Courtney. Sisters: Evangeline Selogic and Vicki Willis.
She is pre-deceased by her husband Frank Sr., Parents: Ernest and Marie Timberman. Siblings: Everett, Delmar, Junior, George, and Granville.
Viewing will be Monday, January 9, 2023, from 6pm-8pm at
Fraser Funeral Home (8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221)
Celebration of Life will be on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 11:00 am at:
Rise Church (8081 Lenox Avenue. Jacksonville, FL 32221)