Mrs. Dorothy Wood Wayne was born in Hardin County, on April 24, 1924, the daughter of the late Charles Marshall and Pattie Gilton Wood.
Mrs. Wayne was a school teacher at Southside High School for 44 years. She was a member of the Hardin County Saddle Club, Eastern Star Savannah Lodge 371, Tennessee Teachers Association, and a long-time member of Center Hill Baptist Church.
She departed this life on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the age of 88 years, 9 months, 14 days.
Mrs. Wayne is survived by her nieces, Dolores F. Landrum-Jones and husband Charlie of Wichita, Kan., and Carol Ann Landrum of Memphis; nephews, Steve Wright and Sharon of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Robert L. Jones and wife Susan of Counce; niece-in-law, Brenda Jones of Counce; great nephews, Seth Tyler Jones and wife Amy of Savannah, Zach Jones and Patrick Jones, both of Michie; great niece, Christian Leigh Jones of Counce; great-great niece, Piper Elaine Jones.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers; three sisters; and nephew, Richard Jones.
Services were held on Monday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Chester Wayne Harrison officiating. Burial followed in the Center Hill Cemetery at Counce.