Dollie Estelle Burkett Thortis
Published 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 19, 2009
McDAVID, Fla. - Mrs. Dollie Estelle Burkett Thortis, 79, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2009 at a local nursing care facility.
Mrs. Thortis was a native of Bluff Springs, Fla. and a resident of McDavid, Fla. for the past 45 years. She worked as a clerk at Cooper’s grocery store in Bratt, Fla. for 19 years.
Her husband, Bill Thortis and three grandchildren, preceded her in death.
Survivors include, her son and daughter-in-law, Ervin Thortis (Carolyn) of Christian Home; three daughters, DiAnn Stewart (Robert) of Bratt, Fla., Michelle McNabb (Lester) of Calhoun, Ga. and Sheila Lambert (Mike) of Loxley; brother, Johnny Burkett of Byrneville, Fla.; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 17, 2009 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Johnson officiating.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home. Burial followed in Christian Home Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Sam Stewart, Mike Lambert, Jason Rackard, Aaron Lambert, Mike Burkett and William Holland.
Petty Funeral Homes, LLC. was in charge of arrangements.