Weatherford Democrat

December 26, 2013

Dorothy Ruth Priddy


Weatherford Democrat

— Dorothy Ruth Priddy, 86, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.

Service is 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel with interment at Poe Prairie Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Dorothy was born Nov. 16, 1927, in Millsap to John Thomas and Sarah Henderson. Dorothy was the baby of five children. She grew up in the Millsap area. She married Dewitt Priddy in 1959 and together they had a daughter, Stevie. Dorothy enjoyed playing cards and 42; she loved shopping at J.C. Penney’s and spending time with her family. She was a proud member of The Church of Christ and spent many years working as a secretary for Acme Brick and Barrier Corporation. 

Dorothy leaves behind her daughter, Stevie Johnson, and husband, Donald; granddaughter, Lacee Rachelle Akridge; nieces, Bettie Gresham and husband, Morris, Joyce Hutson and husband, Cecil, Barbara Licausi and husband, Vito, Drinda Reynolds, Lynn Walden and husband Tommie, Jane Shulson and husband, Ted, and Charla Henderson; nephews, Ray Nevil and wife, Jessica, Jackie Woltman, and Eddie Thomas and wife, Debbie; brother-in-law, Bill Priddy and his children, Mark and Melissa Priddy.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dewitt Priddy; sisters, Wyvaun Mitchum, Oleta Fern Nevil, Flogene Thomas; brother, J.C. Henderson; and nephew, Jerry Mitchum.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel