Dorothy Jane McAlpin, 82, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 2:25 P.M. at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
Dorothy was born December 5, 1924 in Williamson County the daughter of Roy and Hettie Lee (Beasley) Tanner. She married Virgil McAlpin on October 19, 1946 in Arnold View and together they were blessed with over 35 years of marriage until his death on January 1, 1982.
Dorothy was a homemaker. She was a member of 3rd Baptist Church, of Heartland Hospital Auxiliary and had volunteered at the Thrift Shoppe.
She is survived by:
David McAlpin and wife Debbie of Marion
Rick McAlpin and wife Vickie of Marion
Brad McAlpin of Marion
Bethany Ponivas and husband Drew of Columbus, Georgia
Stacey Rix and husband Ryan of Marion
Janie Havens and husband Chad of Marion
Great Granddaughter Loralie Rix
Anna Bryan of Marion
Bonnie Johns and husband Robert of the Lake of Egypt
Several nieces and nephews
Preceded by Parents, Husband – Virgil and Brother Virgil Tanner.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Gary Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5:00 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.