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Dorothy J. Holton

Dorothy J. Holton, 84, of Dillsboro passed away at 3:50am, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, Kentucky. She was born near Cross Plains on October 2, 1936, the daughter of James and Alma Christman Hankins. She was married to Gordon Holton and he preceded her in death on April 24, 1999. 

Survivors include four sons Joseph D. Cheatham of Versailles, Kenneth Cheatham of Dillsboro, Robert (Bonnie) Cheatham of Moores Hill, and Jon (Jody) Holton of Milan; one daughter Shirley (Ricky) Thomas of Waverly, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; one sister Judy (Omer) Wilson of Holton. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sister Myrle Wood, and her brothers Dale and Roy Hankins. 

Mrs. Holton was a 1954 graduate of Cross Plains High School. She was a former employee of Wood Farm and Industrial Supply in Versailles. She enjoyed reading, attending church, her family, working crossword puzzles, and tending her flowers. Dorothy was a member of the Hope Baptist Church in Dillsboro. 

Funeral services were held on Monday, June 28th at 12pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Tom Holt officiating. Burial was held in the Salem Cemetery in Cross Plains. Visitation was on Monday beginning at 10am. Memorials may be given to the Hope Baptist Church or the Salem Cemetery in care of the funeral home.