Graveside services for Dorothy Barton Pusey, 81, of Salt Lake City, former president of the Salt Lake County Association of Medical Assistants and longtime medical assistant, are scheduled Thursday noon in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

Mrs. Pusey died Sept. 20, 1988, in a Salt Lake hospital during surgery. She served as a medical assistant for many years to Dr. Joseph E. Jack and for several years to Dr. Ray Barton. She also worked as a department head for Keith O'Brien's Department Store in Salt Lake City.She was born May 6, 1907, in Salt Lake City, to Paul R. and Ethel May Bishop. She was married to Otis J. Pusey, Aug. 3, 1926, in Salt Lake City. He died Jan. 17, 1979.

Mrs. Pusey was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and crocheted hundreds of afghans for hospital patients.

Friends may call at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Thursday between 11 and 11:45 a.m. (See obituary on Page B6.)