BENTON — Dorothy Louise Thweatt, 96, of Symsonia, Kentucky, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at 1:25 a.m. at the Lake Way Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Benton, KY.
Born Sunday, April 1, 1917, in McCracken County, KY., she retired after 30 years of service with the Bussmann Fuse Company in St. Louis, MO.
She is survived by her son-in-law, Kenneth Barnes of Symsonia, KY.; one grandson, Steven Barnes, wife Aimee of Fredericksburg, VA.; one granddaughter, Stephanie Barnes of Louisville, KY., and one great-granddaughter, Haeleah Barnes of Fredericksburg, VA.
Preceding in death were her father, Albert Thweatt; mother, Ruby (Riley) Thweatt; daughter, June Barnes, and brother, James Thweatt.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY. Rev. Mark Stephens will officiate. Interment will follow the service in the Symsonia Cemetery, Symsonia, KY.
Friends may call between the hours of 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY.