Dorothy Darlene Ludlam, 79, of Whitesboro, Texas was called home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 27, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.
Dorothy was born on October 7, 1941 in Sadler, Texas to Emmot Cecil and Willie Opal (McKnight) Dobbs. She was a member of Bones Chapel Baptist Church in Whitesboro. She retired from Texas Instruments after 30 years of service. Dorothy spent her time after retirement working at election polling sites and helping to deliver flowers for Petals in Whitesboro. She was a fierce competitor and loved a good corn hole game, playing cards or playing Mario on the WII. She was affectionately known as Granny Dot to most, but to some she was known as Nintendo Granny. Dorothy loved to travel all over the United States, taking many trips with family and friends. She was an amazing woman, full of love and compassion for so many people. She loved her family tremendously and doted on her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, they were all her pride and joy in life.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindie Melton of Sanger; daughter, Sherry Hopkins and husband, Chris of Ector; son, Garry Ludlam and wife, Rhonda of Whitesboro; son, Larry Ludlam and wife, Donnette of Euless; fifteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Emmot and Opal Dobbs, son-in-law, Scott Melton and nine brothers and sisters.
Graveside services honoring Dorothy will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Collinsville Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Rick Carney. A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro.
I am so deeply saddened to hear of Dot’s passing. She was one heck of a lady. Her and I shared many laughs and tears together. I will truly miss her. I pray for her family.
Garry Larry Sherry Cindie. I am so sorry to hear this. My dad spoke highly of her and your daddy. Your in my thoughts and prayers.
I am so sorry for your lost. My prayers and love go out to all of you.
The loss of Aunt Dorothy hurts alot. But I know she is not alone in heaven today because she is surrounded by her parents and all of her brothers and sisters and her son n law. And most of all she is getting to meet Jesus face to face. When we all get to heaven what a day of rejoicing that will be.
So Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
So sorry for your loss ??
So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.
We are so sorry for you and your family’s loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
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Cindie and family, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for strength and healing during this sad time. ??
Sherry, I am so sad to hear of your mom’s passing. Praying for strength for you and your brothers, and grandchildren who will all miss their Granny Dot.
Cindie, so sorry to hear about your mom. I’m sure she will be missed by all. God bless you and your family during this time.
You all are in my thoughts and prayers.