Dorothy Marie Smith born on February 24, 1928 passed away on February 19, 2020.
Dorothy was married to Ray Sicking, the father of her five children.
Son, Bob and wife Karen Sicking; daughters, Sandy and husband Larry Knabe; Pat and husband Arnie Zimmerer; Linda and husband Roger Hundt and Elaine and husband Larry Zimmerer. Stepson, Raymond Smith; sisters, Elvira Flusche and Margie Krahl. She also has a total of 30 grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Dorothy later married R.L. Smith who preceded her in death.
Preceded in death by brothers: Billy Eberhart, Walter Eberhart, Herman Eberhart and a sister Isabelle Stelzer.
The church was a big part of her life, and taught her children the love of God. She was a member of Catholic Daughters at Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed baking and being a home room mother. Dorothy loved gardening, canning and sewing clothes for her children.
Donations can be made to St. Mary’s Church, 825 N. Weaver Street, Gainesville, Texas 72640 or Heart to Heart Hospice, 600 E. Taylor Street, Sherman, Texas 75090.
Rosary and visitation will be 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Friday February 21, 2020. Rosary will begin at 6:00 pm at Meador Funeral Home, 1204 E. California Street, Gainesville. Service will be Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 825 North Weaver Street, Gainesville, TX. Burial immediately after service at Fairview Cemetery, 710 Fair Avenue, Gainesville, Texas