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Dorthey Anna Heath Worthen
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1926
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Death: May 12, 2009
Grant County
New Mexico, USA

Dorthey Worthen

Published Friday, May 15, 2009 8:39 AM MDT

Services for Dorthey Anna Worthen, 82, of Grants will be held on May 15, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Grants. Burial will follow at the Grants Memorial Park. Pastor Hugh Rogers will officiate.Visitation was held on May 14, 2009, from 2-7 p.m. at Compassion Mortuary.

She was born on Oct. 18, 1926, in Phoenix, Ariz., and passed away on May 12, 2009, in Grants.

Graduated from Grants Union High in 1943, she worked for 33 years as Secretary of First Baptist Church. Worthen enjoyed her work as a Literacy Volunteer and teacher of English as a Second Language

She is survived by her sons: Dee Worthen and wife Charlotte of Grants, Kerry James Worthen and wife Edna of Milan, Leroy Worthen and wife Allison of Greeley, Colo., Donald Jack Worthen of Grants and Bo Worthen and wife Betti of Meridian, Idaho; daughters: Sherry Estes and husband Steve of Green River, Wyo., Valerie Sue Ricca of Grants and Elaine Garlow and husband Jerry of Grants; brother: Melvin Heath and wife Jackie of Grants; 31 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Obie Worthen; parents: Thomas Leroy Heath and Viola Marie Oliver Heath.

Pallbearers will be: Michael Estes, Christopher Worthen, Cody Worthen, Doug Worthen, Zachery Worthen, Marcus Bundrant, Eric Worthen and Allan Garlow.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Lucas Garlow and Tyemon Worthen.

Compassion Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas L. 'Roy' Heath (1904 - 1994)
  Viola M. Heath (1907 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  Obie Junior Worthen (1924 - 1998)
 
 Sibling:
  Dorthey Anna Heath Worthen (1926 - 2009)
  Carlo Leroy Heath (1933 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grants Memorial Park
Grants
Cibola County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: David Worthen
Record added: May 21, 2009
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Dorthey Anna <i>Heath</i> Worthen
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 Added: May. 21, 2009
 
 
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