Dorothy Virginia Elmore


Dorothy Virginia Elmore, 88, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. She was a resident of Franklin.

She was born Oct. 27, 1927, in Lewisburg, Tennessee, to the late Thomas and Minnie Keel.

She is survived by her daughters, Shirley Ann Chenoweth, Wilma (John) Justice and Brenda Findley; grandchildren, Cristy Justice, Brandi Brown, Nicole (Jeff) Caudle and Jinger Utterback; and great-grandchildren, Casey Dreesen, Dylan Walters, Evan and Owen Caudle, and Sylvia Utterback.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn Elmore; three brothers; and two sisters.

Dorothy worked for several years at Johnson Memorial Hospital in dietary and as a nurse’s aide, and later worked for I.P.C. in Shelbyville.

A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, 951 N. Main St., Franklin. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

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