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2014-03-06 / Obituaries


Dorothy W. Perkins, 91, of Thomasville died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 28, 1922 in Octagon. She was a retired sales clerk with Bedsoles Department Store and was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph E. "Buddy" Perkins of Jackson and Larry M. Perkins of Forkland; three daughters, Betty Lenore Hartsell of Panama City, Fla. and Patricia Lou Harris and Phyllis Carol Hyde, both of Frankville; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were March 3 at Thomasville Baptist Church with Rev. Ty Parten and Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Interment followed at Linden Memorial Park in Linden with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directing.

Active pallbearers were Abram Perkins, Edwin Perkins, Kevin Hyde, Alex Stoddard, Will Wiggins, Rush Wiggins, Billy Biggers, Kenny Bowman, David Stoddard and Billy Wiggins. Honorary pallbearers were Janet Anderson, Audrey Evans, Janet Hill, Rachel Ingram, Lynn Ronan. Rose Walker, Shirley Wallace, members of the TEL/Elect Ladies Sunday School Class of Thomasville Baptist Church and members of the Thomasville Ladies’ Auxiliary.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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