Dorothy Allene Hunsucker

Published 8:00 pm Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Funeral services for Dorothy Allene Hunsucker, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at Friendship Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

     Visitation is Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the church.

     Mrs. Hunsucker, 89, died Aug. 20, 2012, at her home. She was born in Mississippi on Oct. 26, 1922, to Robert E. Smith Sr. and Katie Lou Calcote Smith.

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     She was a homemaker and schoolteacher and a member of Friendship Baptist Church, where she was a pianist and Sunday school teacher for over 40 years. Mrs. Hunsucker retired from West Lincoln High School, where she taught for over 40 years.

     Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Carl Lee Hunsucker; and sister, Janie Pearl Smith.

     Survivors are her son, James Earl Hunsucker; daughter, Betty Sue Grice; brother, Robert E. Smith Jr.; sister, Katie Ruth Alford; five grandchildren, John Stacy Grice, Melanie Leist, Misty Dawn Holcomb, Nikki Smith and Ariel Renee’ Hawley; eight great-grandchildren, John Hunter Grice, John William Grice, Emma Leigh Grice, Carter Holcomb, Adi Grace Holcomb, Remington Graham Smith, John Braden Leist and Brennan Allen Leist; and a host of nieces and nephews.

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