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Dorothy Louise (Thurmond) Laird

1931 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Louise (Thurmond) Laird Obituary
Laird, Dorothy Louise (Thurmond) Passed away July 9, 2014 in Richardson, TX after a difficult illness. She was born September 30, 1931 in Dallas, TX to Claude and Lara Hazlett Thurmond. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Rebecca Ann Laird Cooper; her parents; and a brother, Marvin Thurmond. She attended Crozier Technical High School. She wed James C. Laird Jr. in 1951 and she had two children, James Laird III and Rebecca Ann Laird and three grandchildren, Patrick Cooper, Ryan Cooper and James Laird IV. She worked at Baylor Hospital where she was the executive secretary to David Hitt and later to Boone Powell Sr. Later she worked as Medical Staff Manager at Richardson Hospital. She is survived by her husband, her son and his wife, Kathleen and her grandchildren. She had been a member of Bethel Temple and was a current member of First Baptist Church in Plano. She is descended from Richard Pace of Jamestown, VA and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Society of Ancient Planters. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm, Monday, July 14, 2014 at Restland Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2:30 pm, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Restland Memorial Chapel. Donate online@give.baylorhealth.com, Baylor Health Care System Foundation 3600 Gaston Ave. Barnett Tower, Suite 100, Dallas, TX. 75246.


Published in Dallas Morning News from July 12 to July 13, 2014
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