CRAMERTON - Dorothy Marie Austin Claiborne, 87, of 500 Cramer Mountain Road, formerly of Cadiz, Ky., passed away Nov. 17, 2012, at Stanley Total Living Center, Stanley.
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Mrs. Claiborne was born in Hopkinsville, Ky., daughter of the late Dallas McKinley and Rosa Shelby Austin.
Mrs. Claiborne was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church, Cadiz, Kentucky where she was an adult Sunday School teacher.
Mrs. Claiborne is survived by one son, Robert A. Claiborne Sr. and wife Eleanor of Belmont, North Carolina; three grandchildren; two great grandchil-dren.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ky., with a graveside service to be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Green Hill Memorial Gardens, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Mrs. Claiborne was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James J. Claiborne Jr.; son, Harold Edward Claiborne; two brothers, William Austin, Douglas Austin; sister, Bess Clardy.
Goodwin Funeral Home, Cadiz, Kentucky is serving the Claiborne family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 21, 2012