Dorothy Gunning Edwards, 81, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord, Friday, March 4, 2011. A native of Polk County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche Johnson Gunning and was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, who died in 1985.
She was of the Baptist Faith and an avid reader. Dorothy had strong faith in her Lord and will be greatly missed by all.
She is survived one daughter, Cathy Ann Williams; two grandchildren, Joshua Worthington and wife Jen, and Mercedes Williams; three great-grandchildren, Sierra and Sabrina Roach, and Blake Worthington; one sister, Betty Caroway; and three nieces and nephews, Beverly Whitaker, Brian Caroway and wife Esther, and Teresa Lyons and husband Tommy. She was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law Sam Caroway.
A graveside service will be held 2pm Sunday, March 6, at Polk Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Ron Nelson will officiate.