Dorothy Lee Perry, 68, former Hereford, Texas, resident died Thursday, June 6, 2013 at her residence in Amarillo, Texas.
A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 2 p.m., today in Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will follow in Rest Lawn Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, 411 E 6th Street, in Hereford.
Dorothy was born Nov. 4, 1944 in Marlin, Texas, to Horace Hayes, Sr. and Hilesta (Williams) Hayes. She married Jessie Perry on April 28, 1991 in Altus. Dorothy was a member of the Church of God In Christ in Altus. She loved to cook, bake, read her Bible, watch old western movies and shows, collect knick -knacks and was a strict disciplinarian. Dorothy loved to listen to Smokey Robinson music. She loved his voice.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Betty Williams; and one son, Earl Montique Hazzard.
Survivors include her husband Jessie of the home; two sons, Jimmie Hazzard of Hohenfels, Germany, and Cornelius Carruthers of Beeville, Texas; two daughters, Kellie Robinson and husband Bobby of Altus, Felicia Mayberry and husband Dwight of Amarillo; four brothers, Horace Hayes, Jr. and wife Alice, Carlee Graves and wife Alice, Benny Lee Graves, all of Hereford, Robert Lee Graves of Omaha, Neb.; one sister, Carolyn Jackson of Hereford; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials be made to an American Cancer Society of choice.
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