OBITUARY

Dorothy R Spillers

November 22, 1926April 13, 2019
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Dorothy Ruth Spillers, age 92, of Baytown, Texas passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Dorothy was born on November 22, 1926.

Dorothy was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church and Gillis Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and doting aunt. She enjoyed sewing, making crafts, and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo V. Spillers, Sr., daughter, Janie Taveney, parents, Bill and Corrine Williams, two brothers, Jack and Marshall, and three sisters, Pauline, Mildred, and Peggy.

Those left behind to cherish her memories are son, Leo V. Spillers, Jr. and wife, Lynn of Dayton, Texas; daughter, Ronda Savoy and husband, David of Crosby, Texas; daughter, Tanda Gaye Spillers of Westlake; nine grandchildren, Victoria Cole and husband, Matt, Shauney Behnke and husband, Ben, Shayna Barrett and husband, Effram, Sasha Savoy, Shelby Forbus and husband, Brett, Joseph Savoy, Johnny Taveney, Jason Taveney, and Julie Taveney; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles. Burial will follow in Prien Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. Thursday until time of service. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.JEHixson.com for the Spillers family.

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo V. Spillers, Sr., daughter, Janie Taveney, parents, Bill and Corrine Williams, two brothers, Jack and Marshall, and three sisters, Pauline, Mildred, and Peggy.

    Those left behind to cherish her memories are son, Leo V. Spillers, Jr. and wife, Lynn of Dayton, Texas; daughter, Ronda Savoy and husband, David of Crosby, Texas; daughter, Tanda Gaye Spillers of Westlake; nine grandchildren, Victoria Cole and husband, Matt, Shauney Behnke and husband, Ben, Shayna Barrett and husband, Effram, Sasha Savoy, Shelby Forbus and husband, Brett, Joseph Savoy, Johnny Taveney, Jason Taveney, and Julie Taveney; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and host of nieces and nephews.

Services

18 April

Visitation

11:00 am

Hixson Funeral Home


Lake Charles, LA

18 April

Funeral Service

2:00 pm

Hixson Funeral Home


Lake Charles, LA

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Dorothy R Spillers

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Paula Dearing

April 16, 2019

So thankful we got to spend last Tuesday with her. So many precious memories. She surely left an impression on these 3 nieces.

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Biography

Dorothy Ruth Spillers, age 92, of Baytown, Texas passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Dorothy was born on November 22, 1926.

Dorothy was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church and Gillis Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and doting aunt. She enjoyed sewing, making crafts, and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo V. Spillers, Sr., daughter, Janie Taveney, parents, Bill and Corrine Williams, two brothers, Jack and Marshall, and three sisters, Pauline, Mildred, and Peggy.

Those left behind to cherish her memories are son, Leo V. Spillers, Jr. and wife, Lynn of Dayton, Texas; daughter, Ronda Savoy and husband, David of Crosby, Texas; daughter, Tanda Gaye Spillers of Westlake; nine grandchildren, Victoria Cole and husband, Matt, Shauney Behnke and husband, Ben, Shayna Barrett and husband, Effram, Sasha Savoy, Shelby Forbus and husband, Brett, Joseph Savoy, Johnny Taveney, Jason Taveney, and Julie Taveney; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles. Burial will follow in Prien Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. Thursday until time of service. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.JEHixson.com for the Spillers family.