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Dorothy Helen Whisenant-Broughton, 79 of Converse, LA passed from this world in the fellowship of her family and friends on Wednesday, Nov. 27. A native of Roscoe, Texas, â€śDottyâ€ť spent the majority of her life in Sweetwater and Abilene, Texas. The eldest daughter of Sam and Lena Whisenant, of Roscoe, she is survived by her sister Mrs. Floy Nell Gayle of Colorado City and her husband Richard, brother Sonny Whisenant of Jacquin, TX, and his wife Judy and her two daughters, Teresa Broughton Rodgers of Converse, LA and her husband Thomas Sr., and Susan Broughton-Radosh of Cypress, TX (Houston) and her husband Chris.
Other surviving family members are a niece, Karri McNamara of Arlington, Texas and her husband Michael, Alan Waddell of Pittsburg, TX and his wife Mona.
Dorothy had five grandchildren, Gloria Rodgers of Converse, Thomas Rodgers, Jr. of Ft. Worth, Joey Ronemus of Ft. Worth, Sophia Cox (Ronemus) of Arlington, TX and Stephanie Rodgers of Downey, CA and five great-grandchildren.
Dotty was much loved, and her absence will be felt by many neighbors, extended family and friends who will hold her memory close in their hearts.
Visitation will be held starting on Monday Dec. 2, from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Kilpatrick Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Mansfield, LA. Plans for a memorial service in West Texas are still pending.