Dorothy Love Kyte, 87, of Silsbee, died Saturday, July 7, in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Tuesday, July 10, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Dr. Joe Kite, Brother Wayne Kite, and Chaplin Gene Eberle. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be at 10:00 am, Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Bleakwood, on Jan. 2, 1925, Dorothy was the daughter of Henry and Nina (Lewis) Love. She enjoyed helping and being around others, fishing, traveling, entertaining, oil painting and was politically minded, and was once featured in a Super Bowl commercial.

She worked as an LVN and was a Charter member of the Red Hat Society at Pine Arbor, and a member of Wolf Den Hunting and Fishing Club. Dorothy was a very Godly woman who was well loved and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Henry Dale Kyte; step-daughter, Lynda Taylor; sisters, Mildred Bijold and Eula Faye Keegan; and brother, Carl Love.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Patricia Kyte Rach and her husband Dan of Buna; sons, Larry Kyte and his wife June of Kingswood, Randy Kyte Sr. and his wife Marilyn of Livingston; step-son, Harley Dean Kyte and his wife Lou Ann of Whitney TX; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Jessie Ragan of NC.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Larry Kyte, Steven Kyte, Randy Kyte Sr., Randy Kyte Jr., Joshua Kyte, Dan Rach, and Harley Dean Kyte. Honorary Pallbearer will be Harold Morris.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Hospice at: PO Box 21463, Beaumont, TX 77720.