Dorothy Gillett

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Mrs. Dorothy Mahan Gillett, 90, of Dyess, passed from this life Saturday, October 31, 2015 at her home. Born to Evan and Willie Martin Mahan, Dorothy was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was a member of Dyess Central Baptist Church and had a strong Christian faith. Dorothy loved her church and her family. Her hobby was crocheting. The main enjoyments in her life were her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delmar Gillett; two brothers, Durward Mahan and Henry Mahan; one sister, Kate Maughan and a great-granddaughter, Alicia Williams.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Ann Williams of Manila, Patricia Sullins (Louis) of Meridian, Miss., and Gary "Butch" Gillett (Derinda) of Dyess;

Eight grandchildren, Boomer Williams, Austin Williams, Sherri Espey, Stacey Richmond, Mikel Sullins, Leslie Lancaster, Bethany Sullins and Jennifer Gillett;

Twenty great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 in the Dogwood Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Mike Gonzales officiating. The family received friends Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home.

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