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Dorothy Fellows

December 7, 1929 — July 18, 2023

Dorothy Jean Fellows, age 93, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at the Methodist LeBonheur Hospital in Germantown, TN.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at the Sardis Church of Christ with the interment to follow at Forrest Memorial Park. Visitation prior to the service will be at 1:00 p.m. The family will also receive friends Saturday evening, July 22, 2023 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home.

Dorothy was born on December 7, 1929 to the late Thomas Briscoe Cothran and Pearl White Cothran in Morgan City, MS. She previously worked at the Baldwin Piano Company and was also a devoted homemaker who adored her family. Some knew her as “Granny”, others as “Nanny”, but all knew her as “friend”. Dorothy was a longtime, faithful member of the Sardis Church of Christ and loved her church family dearly. She enjoyed reading a good book and working on word find puzzle books. Dorothy also found great joy working in her flower beds, gardening, and cooking for her family. She loved being around people and was always willing to help others.

The family left behind to cherish her loving memory include her children, Annette Fellows Taylor of Hernando, MS, Ardette Fellows Kuykendall (Kyle) of McCarley, MS, Donna Fellows Harrison (Mike) of McKinney, TX, Natoshia Fellows Wooten (Roy) of Marion, AR, Edgar Cecil “Flip” Fellows, Jr. of Murphy, NC, Jerry Dean Fellows (Brenda) of Gonzalez, LA, Kenneth Ray Fellows of Batesville, MS, and Tommy Lloyd (Gloria) of Swiftown, MS; one sister, Mary Nell Blansett of Greenwood, MS; 18 grandchildren, Stephen Wooten, Makenzie Wooten, Mike Ivy, Mark Ivy, Tammie Ivy, Jessica Arabey, Josh Lloyd, Angie Camp, Walt Ingram, Carmen McEntyre, Gail Cervetti, Jennifer Dunlap, Cecile Moody, JD Fellows, Nathan Fellows, Jacqueline Fellows, Jessica Bolton, and Kaitlyn Hollingsworth; 28 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Cecil Fellows, Sr.; one daughter, Rose Mary Ivy; one grandchild, Cheyenne Fellows; one great grandchild, Lexie Camp, and six siblings, Lou Della Gladney, Clemise Johnson, Anna Grace Means, Thomas Cothran, Johnny Ed Cothran, and Ruble Cothran.

 

 

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Visitation

Saturday, July 22, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Sunday, July 23, 2023

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Sunday, July 23, 2023

Starts at 3:30 pm (Central time)

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