The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


April 5, 2013

Dorothy Anne Darington

Funeral services for Dorothy Anne Darington, 79, of Palestine, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Ken Rawson officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Mrs. Darington died Tuesday in Tyler.  

She was born Jan. 30, 1934 in Opelousas, La., to William Marion Armand and Olga Ellen Baker Armand.  

Mrs. Darington was a homemaker and a member of Norwood Heights Baptist Church. She worked for Memorial Hospital for eight years in the dietary department.

Mrs. Darington was preceded in death by her parents.  

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Joe Darington of Palestine; daughter, Nancy Anne Reed of Palestine; one sister and one brother; grandson, Dustin P. Reed; and a great-granddaughter, Olivia Reed.

Pallbearers will be David Reed, Jon Hinshaw, Danny Willis, Justin Moore and Frank Morton.

Condolence calls will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Bailey & Foster Palestine.

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