Dorothy "Dot" Heathcock

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A funeral service for Dorothy Heathcock (Dot) of Anniston, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The service will be at The First United Methodist Church, Acker Chapel, with Pastor Dale Clem officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in Acker Chapel. Ms. Heathcock was at Regional Medical Center when she passed away on October 17, 2017, and went to her eternal home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Frances and Frank Heathcock, her sister, Frances Hickman, and her great niece Mary Margaret Frances Hough. Dot was a lifelong resident of Anniston. She attended Purdue University and the University of Alabama. She had a long distinguished career as a civil servant at Fort McClellan until she retired in 1985. She had a special bond with her sister, Frances Hickman, who was also her best friend. They were faithful companions who worked together and traveled together throughout their lives. Dot was a supportive and dedicated aunt to her two nieces, and to her great niece and two great nephews. She was a lifelong member of The First United Methodist Church and was a member of the Neysa Coker Sunday School class where she made many lifelong friends. She was also a member of the Chautauqua Study Club of Anniston. Dot loved to travel and she loved to laugh. Her family and friends describe her as a caring and lovely lady, intelligent and well-read, keeping up on the news and current events till her last days. She was loved by all who knew her. She is survived her two nieces, Debbi Towns ( Tim), of Birmingham, and Jan Hough (Tom), of Atlanta, GA; a great-niece, Jordan Towns, of Auburn, and two great-nephews, Tommy Hough (Chelsea), of Boston, Mass. and Houston Hough (Anna), of Atlanta, GA. The family is grateful for the special care and love shown by her caregiver and friend, Sherry Walker. Pallbearers will be Jordan Towns, Tommy Hough, Houston Hough, Tom Hough, Tim Towns, and Dennis Sparks. The family requests memorials be made to The First United Methodist Church of Anniston, or the . Gray Brown- Service Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.graybrownservice.com.
Published in The Anniston Star on Oct. 19, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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