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1932 Dorothy 2023

Dorothy Jean Wolfe

April 6, 1932 — November 5, 2023

 

Dorothy Jean Wolfe

was born April 6, 1932 in Hardin County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late John and Mary Hames Gray.  This was a large family of four boys and five girls.  She grew up in the Burnt Church community and attended White's Elementary School.

On August 15, 1947, Dorothy was united in marriage to Billy Wolfe in Corinth, Mississippi.  Billy was a veteran just returned home from World War II.  They lived in the Bucktown community near family members for many years.

Her fist job was at Savannah Button Factory and later she worked at Savannah Manufacturing Company.

Dorothy enjoyed sewing, embroidery and quilting.  Each grandchild and great grandchild received a handmade quilt from "Granny Dot".

She was a member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church since 1957.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Billy of 76 years; children, Dianne Dennis(Mike), Mike Wolfe (Belinda) and Ricky Wolfe; grandchildren, Vance Dennis (Ashley), Lane Dennis (Beth), and Zach Wolfe (Tonya); and great grandchildren, Walker Dennis, William Dennis, Woodson Walls, Annalane Dennis, Emmitt Dennis, and Kinsley Wolfe.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters, an infant son, Billy Ray Wolfe, a granddaughter, Gina Dennis Walls, and great grandson, Rhett Dennis.

 

Memorial donations may be made to: Ronald McDonald House, 2144 Fairfax Ave., Nashville, TN 37212

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

11:30am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

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450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

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