Dorothy Thorpe Buie (1934 - 2014)

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Dorothy Thorpe Buie

Dorothy Thorpe Buie, age 79 of Murfreesboro, died Sunday, July 13, 2014.

She was a native of Springfield and was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Thorpe and parents, Herschel and Lucille Richardson Shepherd. Dorothy was a loyal manager to Rivers Advertising Sign Company for 21years. After that she worked for Rutherford County Criminal Court as a Deputy Clerk until her retirement in 1997.

She is survived by her children, Dawn Strawn and husband Steve of Murfreesboro, Kerry Thorpe and wife Debbie of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Gene Thorpe and wife Desir`, Lance Strawn and wife Erin, Ben Thorpe and wife Stephanie, Ashley Strawn, all of Murfreesboro; great-grandchildren, Gracie, Braxton, Gene Jr., Gage, Brody, Ryker, Ariya, Pipper and Kipton; sister, Geraldine Seabolt of Springfield.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Pastor, Steve Hutson will officiate. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Robertson County Memorial Gardens in Springfield.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151;

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Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5151
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Published in The Daily News Journal on July 15, 2014
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