Dorothy Hess
Sunday
1
July

Receiving of friends

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Mt. Paddy Church
822 NC-88
Jefferson, North Carolina, United States
Sunday
1
July

Memorial Service

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Mt Paddy Church
Main Street
Jefferson, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Dorothy Hess

Mrs. Dorothy Helen Hess, age 88, of West Jefferson passed away Friday morning, June 29, 2018 at her home.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 4:00pm at Mt. Paddy Church with Rev. Tim Roten and Pastor Larry Teague officiating.

The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00pm on Sunday, July 1, 2018; one hour prior to the memorial service.

Mrs. Hess was born in Russell County, VA on August 14, 1929 to the late Luther and Myrtle Harris Hess. She worked in a shoe manufacturing plant. Dorothy worked as a Foster Grandparent for many years. She recorded an album "In Memory of her Mother" in the late 70's of folk songs and gospel hymns. She was a loving mother and grandmother; she will be missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Henry Hess; two brothers, Clarence Hess and Arba Lee Hess; two sisters, Thelma Miller and Lucille Hess and a special friend, Walter Bowers.

Mrs. Hess is survived by a son, Gary Hess and wife, Mary, of West Jefferson; a daughter, Anita May and husband, Ned, of Zionsville; a sister, Iris Eury, of Denver, NC; three brothers, Edward Hess, of Wise, VA, Luther Hess, of Newton, NC and Roger Hess, of Princeton, WV; four grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two great, great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Flowers accepted.

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