OBITUARY

Dorothy Eugenia Hymer

Obituary of Dorothy Eugenia Hymer
Dorothy Eugenia Hymer, 71, of Goodlettsville, was called home Monday, July 25, 2022. Dorothy was born in Nashville, TN to the late Margaret Greene and Robert Hargrove. Dorothy was a 1969 graduate of Madison High School, she and her husband owned and operated Sure Clean Window Cleaners. Dorothy, fondly known as Granny, Toonkie, Aunt D, Dot, Dorch and Mom, was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved spending her days painting with oils and watercolors. She won numerous art awards in her youth. Attended painting classes at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and later practiced with esteemed local artists, Marion Cook and Lula Estes. If Dorothy wasn't at her easel, she could be found gardening, sewing, and crafting. Her talents and creativity were limitless. Dorothy loved to travel and to spend time with her family. She was an avid believer in Jesus Christ and spent countless hours in service of her parish at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Madison. Survived by her husband of 53 years, Larry Hymer; Children: Dale (Jenna) Hymer of Newnan, GA; Laurie (Mark) Purdy of Lewis Center, OH; Grandchildren: Judith Anne, Genia, Abby, Thomas, Aiden, and Ava; Honorary Children: Travis and Michelle Taylor; Honorary Grandchildren: Emily, Ben, and Seth; Step-mother, Clarice Hargrove; Siblings: Mary Feeney, Richard Hargrove, Stephen Hargrove and Teresa Hargrove. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her brother Robert Hargrove. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Loaves and Fishes program of Catholic Charities in support of hunger relief at https://cctenn.org/item/donate-to-hunger-relief/ Visitation will be held August 13th at 9am, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1225 Gallatin Pike S., Madison, TN. The funeral mass will begin at 10:30. Followed by a private family burial at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

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