Dorothy (Dobbs) HeadOctober 9, 1917 ~ July 25, 2017 (age 99)
Dorothy Dobbs Head, 99, of Phenix City, AL passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Phenix City Health Care in Phenix City, AL.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm EDT on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City with Rev. Robert Goodman and Rev. Grant Parker officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Head was born October 9, 1917 in Russell County, AL daughter of Curtis L. Dobbs and Glennie Mae Britton Dobbs. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who was deeply devoted to family. She was a member of the Orchestra of the University of Alabama, Alpha Zeta Omega, Red Hat Society, Phenix City Garden Club, Home Extension. Additionally, she wrote articles for the Phenix Citizen, and was a long time choir member of First Baptist Church.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Murray Head; a son, Robert M. Head, Jr.; one brother, C. L. “Buck” Dobbs, Jr. and two sisters, Margaret Dobbs Kelly and Catherine Dobbs McGarr.
She is survived by two daughters, Elaine Head Rowland, and husband John of Snellville, GA, and Melanie Head Oswalt and husband Baxley of Phenix City, AL, one son, Gary Dobbs Head, Sr. and wife Susan of Seale, AL; eight grandchildren, Robert “Britt” Britton Rowland (Michelle), Shawn Elaine Rowland Howell (Randy), William “Brad” Oswalt (Terry), Baxley Brian Oswalt (Tracy), John Barry Oswalt, Brooke Dykes (Scott), Gary Dobbs Head, Jr. (Jodi), and Christy Jo Schofield (Scott), eleven great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, and numerous other loving family members and friends.
A special thank you from the Head family to all the staff and doctors at Phenix City Health Care; and also a very special thank you to Tracy Oswalt for the care and love shown for Mrs. Head.
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