2012-08-09 / Church

Dorothy D. Booth


Dorothy (Tucker) Booth was born on October 7, 1921 in Quay, Oklahoma to Benton H. & Beaula Mae (Campian) Tucker. She attended Eastern Oklahoma College and married Gordon Booth in 1954 in Santa Monica, California. Dorothy was a retired editor and publisher and had been employed by KLRN, Gulf Publishing and Lear Jet. She held a Texas Real Estate License and enjoyed reading, doing puzzle books, watching boxing, visiting with family and traveling in Mexico with Dick.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gordon Booth; two brothers, Roy Tucker and Benton Tucker and a nephew, Robert “Bob” Williams.

She is survived by her best & forever friend, Dick; daughter Nancy Kelln Wyllie & husband, Richard Wyllie; son, T. Michael Booth & wife, Bonnie Bock Booth; grandchildren, Gina Marie Mackey & Michael Clark, Sylvia Anne Mackey, Shannon & Dr. Darden Hervey, Sean Booth & Brittani Pietsch and Michael Bock; nine great grandchildren; niece, Linda Sue Williams and a nephew, John Mark Goforth.

Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with James Roberts officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.

Mrs. Booth passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at her home in Giddings.

Memorials may be made to the Lee County Cancer Resource Center, 165 West Austin Street, Giddings, Texas 78942.

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