Dorothy Jeanne Powell King

Born in Springfield, TN on February 23, 1923

Departed on July 3, 2012 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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KING, Dorothy Jeanne Powell-age 89 passed away July 3, 2012. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church in Goodlettsville and a current long time member of Bluegrass Baptist Church in Hendersonville. She was a leader in the drive to get Special Education started in public schools. Dorothy enjoyed being a member of the Gardening Club, she also liked to do crossword puzzles in her spare time, and she loved traveling. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed. She is preceded in death by her parents, Duward and Bertha Powell; brothers, Larry Marie Powell and John Robert Powell. She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years Sidney Lynn King; children, Lynda Michael Ryan, Jeanne P. King, Sherri Donald Sharp, Michael L. Kim King; grandchildren, Richard Ryan, Todd Michelle Ryan, Jeani Brandon Hurst, Lynn Lauri Ealey, Katelyn Sharp, Lynsey King, Ashley King, and Christopher King; great-grandchildren, Sydney Ryan, Karissa Hurst, Dalton Hurst, Camden Hurst, and Rylan Hurst; niece, Cathy Jim Woods; A Life Celebration Service will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with Matt Tullos officiating. Burial will follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4p.m.-8p.m. and Friday from 12p.m. until 1p.m. at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 615 824-3855 hendersonvillefh.com

One Comment to Dorothy Jeanne Powell King

  1. Tommy Nollner
    July 6, 2012 12:00 am

    My prayers and thoughts are with all of you and I truly feel a great personal loss with the passing of Dot to our Heavenly Father. After the time we all spent together and watching Dot & Lynn have fellowship with Evelyn & Tom, we all felt like your Mom & Dad were our second parents. We love them both just like we did our own parents and we will miss Dot just the same way.
    Dot is in Heaven with them sharing. I will cherish the moments that I had with Dot & Lynn last year and I can’t wait to see them all again.
    My love to all of you,
    Tommy