Dorothy Irene Tucker Borders

October 2, 1916March 21, 2012

Dorothy Irene (Tucker) Borders, age 95, of Nashville, Indiana died Wednesday, March 21 at Brown County Health & Living Community. Born October 02, 1916 in Shelby County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Charles and Della (Sanders) Tucker. Ms. Borders was a homemaker and loved helping others, playing card games and especially preparing food for Sunday gatherings. She is survived by four sons; Eugene (Lena Belle) Goodwin of Shelbyville, Keith (Dee) Goodwin of Nashville, Donald (Edna) Borders, Nashville and Larry (Donna) Borders of Nashville. She is also survived by four daughters; Glendola (Murriel) Phelps of North Vernon, Marilyn (Steven) Kritzer of Bloomington, Susan (Jim) Butts of Franklin, and Rhea Dawn Borders of Bloomington. She survives 25 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, and 83 great-great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray M. Borders, as well as her parents, three sisters; Evelyn Gahimer, Martha VanScyoc and Zible Swineheart as well as two brothers; William Tucker and Carl Tucker. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 26 at the Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home located at 1682 State Road 135N in Nashville. Burial will follow in Brown County Memorial Park Cemetery in Nashville. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, March 25 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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  • Funeral Service Monday, March 26, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, March 25, 2012

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Jackie Roberts

April 5, 2012

I wish I could've been there to help all of you. Dorothy was a great lady, she always had a smile on her face, & she was most proud of all her family. Who could ask for anything more. I was blessed to know her & all of her family.

Harold Spears

March 25, 2012

Sorry to all of Dorthy family we are sorry to hear about Dorthy. would of cam but did not feel good. She was a good lady and a ggod cook, i rember playing at her house when i was a kid she will be sadley missed.

Kim Bryant~Wheeler

March 25, 2012

Thinking of you all during this time of sorrow! Hugs~Kim

Jennifer Reeves

March 24, 2012

To all of Dorothy's family: I knew Dorothy for 4 years because I worked at Brown County Health & Living. She was always so sweet and loving, kind, and always had a smile on her face. May you find comfort in your time of loss by remembering all the joy she brought with her.

MaryAnn Soll

March 24, 2012

To Dorothy's family,
Thank you so much for sharing Dorothy with our Brown County Health and Living family. She has been a joy through all these years and we all loved her wonderful spirit. We will miss her and miss all of you.. Sending my sympathy,
Nurse Mary Ann Soll

Bev Rollins

March 23, 2012

To all of the family-Dorothy brought joy to our lives over the many years she has been with us. May you all find comfort in your memories.
Bev Rollins, Brown Co Health and Living

March 23, 2012

Dear Gene and Larry, our prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time.
We will touch base with you when we get home the 3rd of April. Sincerely, Hink and Pat Albertson