Dorothy Marie Hignite - 1924-2009
Dorothy Marie Hignite, 85, of Ashland, Ky., went to be with her Heavenly Father, surrounded by her loving family, on Nov. 1, 2009, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
She was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Carter County, Ky., a daughter of the late Fred and Eliza Wright Thompson.
She was also preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.
She was a former cashier at Mussetters and a homemaker. She was a member of Westwood Church of God.
Surviving are her loving husband of 68 years, Garrett Hignite of Ashland; a son, Gretchel Hignite and wife Cathy of Madison, Ala.; two daughters, Ruth Phelps of Boyd County and Ava Miller and husband Ricky of Ashland; grandchildren Lori Simmons and husband Brian, Linda Henderson and husband Steve, Christopher Hignite, Cory Hignite, Brandon Hignite, Gretchen Calloway and husband Patrick, Cathy Whitley, Crystal Love and husband Jason and Vicki Tuell and husband Brent; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by Pastor Chris Keeton. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.