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Dorothy J. Burress

October 4, 2021

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Dorothy Jean Wethington Burress, 79, of Elkhorn, Kentucky, daughter of the late Alphonsus Oshea (Fonce) Wethington and Flora Hardwick Wethington, was born in Casey County, Kentucky, on July 2nd, 1942, and departed this life at 6:30 p.m., Monday, October 4th, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  
 
She professed her faith in Christ and attended Feathersburg First Church of God.  Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.  She enjoyed cooking and devoted her time to her family and friends.
 
She united in marriage to Bobby Lee Burress on November 6th, 1958 and he preceded her in death on January 1st, 2020.
 
Survived by one son: Allen Burress and his wife, Kecia, of Elkhorn, Kentucky.
 
Daughter-in-law:  Toni Burress of Elkhorn, Kentucky.
 
Six grandchildren:  Dustan Burress of Elkhorn; Adam Burress and his wife, Amanda of Elkhorn; Austin Burress of Elkhorn; Jessica Johnson and her husband, Joe of Elkhorn; Jennifer Bell of Elkhorn; and Jacqueline Davis of Campbellsville.
 
Granddaughter-in-law:  Megan Burress of Elkhorn.
 
Thirteen great-grandchildren:  Isaac Dean Burress; Nathan Allen Burress; Andrew Blake Burress; Mason Alexander Burress; Peyton Lee Burress; Rylee Ann Burress; Adalynn Grace Burress, Laura Catherine Johnson; Sarah Danielle Johnson; Allison Jo Johnson; Corey Blake Spurling; Nicholas Joseph Hall; and Gabriella Rose Hall.
 
One brother:  William Carroll Wethington and his wife Candy.
 
One sister:  Elizabeth Ann Rogers of Liberty.
 
Along with many nieces, nephews, and many other friends and relatives.
 
In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy is preceded in death by:
 
One son:  Rodney Burress.
 
One daughter and son-in-law:  Sandy and Jerry Davis.
 
One grandson:  Matt Burress.
 
Great-granddaughter:  Maitlynn Leigh Burress.
 
Ten brothers:  Robert Vern Wethington, Bobby Marples, JD Marples, JR Marples, Frank Wethington, Marion Wethington, Eunice Marples, Sherman Marples, Doc Marples and Milliard Wethington.
 
Two sisters:  Bonnie Marples Warner and Hilda Wethington Shell.
 
VISITATION:  Friday, October 8th, 2021, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
 
FUNERAL:  Saturday, October 9th, 2021, at 11am EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
 
PALLBEARERS: Dustan Burress, Corey Spurling, Isaac Burress, Gary Gaddis, Kenneth Chelf, Casey Chelf, Matt Wise, and Robert Campbell
 
 

 

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