Mrs. Dorothy Jean (Dykes) Busher, 81, of Clarksville, FL, passed away Friday night, October 17, 2014, in Clarksville.
Dorothy was born on December 15, 1932, in Calhoun County and had lived in Clarksville since 1999, coming from Sacramento, CA. Dorothy was a retired homemaker and had also worked as a County Clerk for a judge in Panama City, FL. She was of the Protestant faith.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Tommy Dykes and Eloise Virginia (Parrish) Dykes Phillips; husband, John Fredrick Busher; stepfather, Natzi Eisenberg Phillips; brother, James Carrell Dykes; sister, Eloise Phillips Belcher; grandson, Daren Miles Lafayette; nephews, Raymond Belcher and Alan Segers; niece, Patty Taylor; and brother-in-law, Herbert Ross.
Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Ann Busher Millican of Elk, WA, Mary Kathleen Busher and life partner, Christopher White, of Sacramento, CA, and Linda Ellen Busher and life partner, Lorie Whittaker, of Clarksville; two sisters, Bea Ross and Gail Segers, both of Clarksville; grandchildren, Dustin Tyler LaFayette and wife, Denelle, of Spokane, WA, Desiree Nichole LaFayette Walden and husband, Nathan, of Altha, FL, Matthew John Busher and wife. Kay Busher-Bouddavong. of Clarksville; great-granddaughter, Nikki Linn Busher, of Clarksville and a great-grandson to be born soon to Desiree and Nathan of Altha; sister-in-Law, Avis Dykes, of Clarksville; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A celebration of life service was held Saturday, October 25, at 5:00 pm (CDT) at the home of Bea Ross, 12886 NE Phillips Road, Clarksville.
All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (674-2266).
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