August 30, 1943 - January 10, 2022
Dorothy Jean Jones Pettigrew was born August 30, 1943 in McNairy County, TN the daughter of the late Zelford Clyde and Artie Lee Nixon Jones. On November 21, 1957, she was united in marriage to Joe David Pettigrew who preceded her in death on August 19, 2015. Mrs. Pettigrew retired from Southwest Human Resources. During her years of work, she was also a substitute teacher and a room mother for many years. Mrs. Pettigrew loved her family, friends and community. She was close to her sisters and later became known as the Queen of FaceBook. She loved the Democratic party and was known to speak her mind. Mrs. Pettigrew departed this life on January 10, 2022 in Adamsville, Tennessee at the age of 78 Years, 4 Months, 11 Days. She is survived by two daughters, Mitzi (Pettigrew) Mitchell of Selmer, TN, Leigh (Pettigrew) Evans and husband David Lynn of Selmer, TN; two sons, Marty Pettigrew and wife Michelle of Memphis, TN, and Dave (Tammy) Pettigrew of Adamsville, TN; grandchildren, Blake Mitchell, Jill Smith Keen, Madison Pettigrew, Morgan Pettigrew, Daniel Pettigrew, Cole Pettigrew, Dalton Pettigrew, Garrett (Tess) Pettigrew, Preston Pettigrew, Jay Pettigrew, Montana Pettigrew, and Megan (Michael) Moore great grandchildren, Mekenzi (Tyler) Mitchell, Luke Keen, Halle Kate Keen, Trace Mitchell, Jagger Mitchell, Joseph Pettigrew, Thomas Pettigrew, Rylee Pettigrew, Reid Pettigrew, Paisley Pettigrew, Ty Smith and Kaley Pettigrew; great great grandchildren, Annysten Reese, Tuck, and Stevie Klayr Mitchell; a sister, Betty Stocks of Lawton, TN; and a brother, Sammy Jones of Stantonville, TN. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Pettigrew was preceded in death by a son, Clay Pettigrew; a son-in-law, Steve Mitchell; a granddaughter-in-law, Abigail Pettigrew; siblings, Nell Chambers, Lavon Sullivan, and Neta Garrison, Garland Jones, Jimmy Clyde Jones, and Mike Jones.
Dorothy Jean Jones Pettigrew was born August 30, 1943 in McNairy County, TN the daughter of the late Zelford Clyde and Artie Lee Nixon Jones. On November 21, 1957, she was united in marriage to Joe David Pettigrew who preceded her in death... View Obituary & Service Information
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