Dorothy Jean Henry, of Orange, passed away at Harbor Hospital of Southeast Texas, Feb. 9, at the age of 82.
Dorothy was born on Aug. 31, 1933 to Irene (Kolb) and Otis Brett in Hull-Daisetta. She moved to Orange, when she was a child and lived here since. After all of her children were grown and her husband passed, she worked at the Little Cypress Junior High Cafeteria and after that worked as a door greeter at Walmart. She enjoyed being a seamstress in her free time and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and will be dearly missed.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Johnny W. Henry and numerous brothers and sisters.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Sandy Gross, and husband Julian, of Orange; sister, Lois Guidry, of Houston; brother, Charles Brett, of Cut and Shoot; grandchildren, Robert “Tank” Gross and wife Jennifer of Orange and Bryan Gross and wife Gina of Orangefield; great grandchildren, Marissa Rodriguez and her fiancé Zach Peevey, Ryan Camacho, Kylie Gross and Alli Gross and great-great grandchild, Rylie Peevey.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, at 11:00, am at the Dorman Funeral Home chapel, with a gathering of family and friends Friday, Feb. 12, from 5:00-9:00 pm at the funeral home. Officiating will be Justin McCorkle and Don Swanson. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Dorman Funeral Home.
Condolences for the family may be expressed at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.