Dorothy Gant (9-1-18) service 9-6-18
Dorothy Gant, 76, of Savannah, died on Saturday, Sept. 1.
She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Otis and Ina Ethel Michael Mitchell. She was united in marriage to William Elmer Gant, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Gant attended Spoken Word Church and had worked for Dylan’s Manufacturing, Piggly Wiggly and the Hardin County Board of Education as a cook.
She is survived by her son, Ronnie L. Mitchell of Savannah; sisters, Rosettie Sherron of Stantonville, Tennessee and Joyce J. Henson of Counce; brother, William “Shorty” Mitchell of Savannah; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Donnie Ray Mitchell; and brothers, Bruce Mitchell and Eugene Mitchell.
Memorial donations can be made to Spoken Word Church, Clifton Road, Savannah, Tenn. 38372.
Services were held on Thursday, Sept. 6, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Ben Henson officiating. Burial followed in Piney Grove Cemetery at Savannah.