Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Dorothy Johnson Browning, 77, who was welcomed in Heaven on Jan. 1, 2013. Burial will be at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.
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Dorothy was born on Nov. 17, 1935. She was an avid reader, often spending time at the library. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchild. Her favorite TV shows were Family Feud, sci-fi and horror movies. She began her career at Doyle's Café, followed by General Time Corporation and Westclox, before finishing her career at EMCO Industries.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alpha Hartbarger Johnson and Ira Johnson; brother, Edmond D. Johnson; and sisters, Margret Thacker and Jane Thornhill.
She is survived by her son, Jimmy Ray Browning; daughter, Tammy G. Johnson; sister, Frankie Thompson; grandchildren, Amanda (Jason) Browning Coleman, Luke Zimmerman and Emily Browning; great-grandchild, Evelyn Coleman; nephews:, James Calvert, David Thornhill, Mike (Becky) Thornhill, Willie Thornhill, Ronnie (Roz) Thacker, Royce (Ellie) Thacker Thornhill and J.R. (Kim) Thomson; nieces, Carol Gregory, Judy (James) Thornson, Janice (Johnny) Baker and Joan (Chris) Martakis.
Pallbearers will be nephews and friends.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.collier-butler.com.
Published in The Gadsden Times from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2013