The Rev. Edward S. Dorsey, 78, a Catholic priest and a retired chief of chaplain service at the Veterans Administration Medical Center who served as an Army chaplain in World War II and the Korean War, died at George Washington University Hospital Oct. 3 after a heart attack.

Mr. Dorsey, who lived at the St. Dominic Priory in Washington, was born in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. He grew up in Washington and graduated from St. John's College High School. He received his theological training at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington and was ordained in 1933.

During World War II, he attained the rank of major and saw service in Europe with a hospital unit that was attacked by German forces during the Battle of the Bulge.

He was a pastoral assistant at St. Dominic's Catholic Church in Washington when he returned to the Army in 1949. He was in Japan in 1950 when war broke out in Korea. He was later decorated with the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart for his service in Korea.

Mr. Dorsey's post-Korea military assignments included duty at Fort Monmouth, N.J. He left the Army in 1958 with the rank of colonel.

He then became a chaplain at the VA Medical Center. He was chief of the chaplain service there when he retired in 1983.

Survivors include a brother, Thomas Dorsey of Takoma Park.


Army Officer

Ryan Scott Yuille, 60, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who later served as director of equal employment opportunity for the General Accounting Office, died Sept. 30 at his home in Brandywine when a tree he was cutting fell on him. The Maryland Medical Examiner's office said he died of multiple injuries and that the death was accidental.

Col. Yuille was born and reared in Atlantic City. He graduated from Hampton Institute.

He joined the Army in 1952 and served in Korea during the war there. Later duty included service with the 82nd Airborne Division and assignments in West Germany, Taiwan and various posts in the United States. For much of his career he specialized in logistics. He retired from the Army in 1972.

He moved to the Washington area from Hampton, Va., in 1978 and began working for GAO shortly thereafter. At the time of his death, he was on loan to the Howard Inn.

He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

Survivors include his wife, Adeltraud Yuille of Brandywine; two children, Ryan Scott Yuille Jr. of New York City and Jewell Carmen Yuille of Washington; and two brothers, Thomas Edwin Yuille of Atlantic City and Ernest Clarke Yuille of South Easton, Mass.


DAR Member

Frances Hart "Betty" Mann, 81, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a former Washington schoolteacher, died of gastrointestinal bleeding Oct. 3 at Northern Virginia Doctors Hospital.

Mrs. Mann, who lived at Goodwin House West in Falls Church, was born in Roanoke. She moved to the Washington area in 1923 and graduated from Wilson Teachers College.

During the 1930s, she taught at Maury and Edmonds elementary schools in Washington.

She was a member of the Colonial Dames, the Hunting Creek Garden Club of Alexandria and the Garden Club of Virginia.

Her husband of 43 years, Charles Harrison Mann Jr., a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1953 to 1971, died in 1977.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Crenshaw of Great Falls; a sister, Catherine Brent of Lancaster, S.C.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.


Bethesda Resident

Gladys L. Baynton, 82, a longtime Washington area resident, died Oct. 3 at Sibley Memorial Hospital after a heart attack.

Mrs. Baynton, who lived in Bethesda, was born in Aiken, S.C.

She moved to Washington from Nevada in 1936, following her marriage to Harold I. Baynton, a former chief counsel to the Senate Commerce Committee. He died in 1978.

She was a member of the Nevada State Society.

Survivors include a daughter, Carol B. Phelps of Bethesda, and a grandson.