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Dorothy Marie Gage passed away on September 29th, 2017 at the age of 88. She was born on July 10th, 1929 in Waco, Texas to Hubert and Norma Thornton. She attended school in Anderson County and later attended Nixon Business College. She resided in the Blackfoot community in Anderson County until 1963 when she moved to Palestine. She moved to Carthage, Texas in 2000, where she remained for the rest of her life. Her hobbies included reading, crossword puzzles, a good game of dominoes, and bingo. In 2015 she moved to Panola Nursing and Rehabilitation and formed many loving relationships there.

She is proceeded in death by her parents, her brother W.E. Thornton, and by her daughter Michele Gage. She is survived by her sons Frank Gage, Sean Gage, and her daughter Linda Herod. She is also survived by her sister Jeanne Hester, her brother James Thornton, and many nieces and nephews. She was Grammy to her grandson Jackson Herod, and Grandma to her grandkids Theresa and Dirk Gage.

A private graveside service will be held on October 21st at Rock Church Cemetery.
Published on October 12, 2017
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