Dorothy Pettit

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

Dorothy Louise Pettit, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at her home.

She was born April 11, 1926, in Jackson, daughter of Robert and Louise Carry Lacey King. She and Curtis Pettit were married Nov. 30, 1969. He preceded her in death.

Pettit was a licensed practical nurse at Normandy Hospital in St. Louis, retiring in 1982. She was a member of New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church, and had served as secretary and trustee. She was formerly of Jackson.

Survivors include a son, Howard McGee Jr. of Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel Friday from 11 a.m. until time of service.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Rev. Howard McGee Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.