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Dorcy Lee Fritts

October 12, 1929 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 90)

Obituary

Dorcy Lee Fritts, age 90, went to his heavenly home on September 19, 2020.  He was born on October 12, 1929 in Anderson County and lived in Rocky Top with his cherished wife of 70 years, Margaret.  He enjoyed the family farm and raising cattle and beagles.  He competed in brace beagling and was an early member of Atomic Beagle Club for more than 50 years. Dorcy was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church for nearly 70 years.  He served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and Royal Ambassador leader.  He was the church treasurer for 50 years. He was also a 50-year member of both the Coal Creek Masonic Lodge 492 and Coal Creek Order of the Eastern Star 226. He served in the United States Army 1951-53 and was stationed at Fort Jackson, SC. He is predeceased by his parents, Albert and Mamie Fritts, sister Ruby Fritts, and brother James K. Fritts. He is survived by:

 

Survivors:

Wife                                       Margaret Rose Kesterson Fritts

Daughter                               Kippy Todd                                                  

Grandson                              Benjamin Todd                                                      

Granddaughter                     Alison Todd 

A host of other relatives and friends.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge for their loving care for Dorcy.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Clinch River Baptist Church:

Clinch River Baptist Church

RE: Dorcy Fritts

P.O. Box 968

Lake City, TN 37769

 

Visitation: 5:00PM – 7:00PM Tuesday September 22, 2020 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel.

Graveside Service: Family and friends will meet at 2:00PM Wednesday September 23, 2020 at the Leach Cemetery in Lake City with Rev. Larry Webster officiating.                      

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
September 22, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hatmaker Funeral Home
503 S. Main Street
Lake City, TN 37769

Graveside Service
Wednesday
September 23, 2020

2:00 PM
Leach Cemetery

Lake City, TN 37769

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