Ethlyn Mae Dozier 97, of Amarillo, died Thursday, January 24, 2013.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Brent Adams, minister, officiating. Burial will be at 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Gober Cemetery near Bonham, Texas. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ethlyn was born on November 20, 1915 in Wolfe City, Texas to William & Erin Nelson. She married Maurice Dozier on Nov. 29, 1934 and was married for 61 years. She was a beautician for more than 30 years. She was a long time member of Southwest Church of Christ. Ethlyn enjoyed gardening, sewing and making quilt tops and she loved her cats. She was famous for her coconut, chocolate and cherry yum-yum pies. She was looking forward to the birth of her second great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Erin Nelson; a sister, Frances Stanley; two brothers, Charles Nelson and James Nelson; and her husband Maurice Dozier.
Survivors include a daughter, Dolores Jones and husband Harold O. Jones, of Amarillo; two granddaughters Shirley Ricketts and husband Curtis of Fritch, Texas and Janet Greenhill of Amarillo; a grandson, Jerry Jones; two great-granddaughters, Ashley Lively and husband Steven and Staysha Greenhill; a great-great-grandson, Boston Malenfant, all of Amarillo; two nieces, Vanessa Cherry and husband Paul and Jamie Thomas and husband Doug, all of Wolfe City; a nephew, Charles “Scooter” Nelson of Midland; three great-nieces; a brother-in-law, Bill Dozier; and five nieces.
The family gives special thanks to BSA Hospice.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to High Plains Children’s Home, 11461 S. Western St., Amarillo, Texas, 79118.