Posted: Friday, July 30, 2010 11:29 am
Dorothy Gordon, 83, of Rives died 9 a.m. July 27, 2010, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Larry Hitesman and the Rev. James Kinsey will officiate. Burial will follow in Stanleys Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Moore Jr., Charles Moore, Jerry Moore III, Kevin Bullion, Bill Hatchett and Rick Brown.
She was born Nov. 8, 1926, in Weakley County, daughter of the late William Wesley and Gladys May (Tate) Glover. She married Richard Gordon Sept. 8, 1959. He survives.
She had been employed as a nurse’s aide at the former Obion County General Hospital in Union City and as a machine operator at the former Salant & Salant and the former Gurien Finishing Co. She was a member of Sunswept Baptist Church in Union City.
She is also survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry T. and Delores Moore of Rives; her sister, Shelby Mayhall of Fulton; her brother, Neal Glover of South Fulton; four grandchildren, Jerry Moore Jr. of Clinton, Ky., Charles Moore of Rives, Larry Gene Mills of Florida and Regina McCaully of Beaumont, Texas; and eight great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Burton; her sister, Evelyn Moore; and her brother, Glynn Glover.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Messenger 7.28.10