Dorothy L. Pettis, 79, Tallahassee, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.
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She was born in Oneonta, Ala. She settled in Florida after marrying William Pettis. She enjoyed gardening and NASCAR racing. She worked her entire life in the jewelry business and retired from Waste Management.
Visitation was held Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel in Crawfordville. Graveside services will be Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathy Cool (Terry) of Ocala, and Brenda Pettis of Green Cove Springs; a son, Jeff Pettis of Woodville; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; her mother, Corine Waid of Village Springs, Ala.; brothers, Bobby Waid (Gwen) of Sumiton, Ala., and Artis Waid of Village Springs, Ala.
She was predeceased by her husband, William Pettis; and two infant children.
Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel, Crawfordville, FL is assisting the family with arrangements (850-926-3333 or bevisfh.com).
Bevis Harvey Young Chapel
3106 CRAWFORDVILLE Highway CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327
Published in The Wakulla News on Aug. 21, 2013