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1937 Dorothy 2021

Dorothy Kilpatrick

November 21, 1937 — October 26, 2021

Dorothy Ann (Cunningham) Kilpatrick passed away on October 26, 2021.

Dorothy was born to Virgil and Lyndell Cunningham on November 21, 1937 in Abilene. She attended Abilene High School, where she met the love of her life, Bill Kilpatrick. They were married for over 49 years. Dorothy worked in retail at various boutiques for most of her career. Over the years, she enjoyed cheering for and supporting her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in any activity in which they were involved.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill Kilpatrick, a son, Billy Kilpatrick, and her two brothers.

She is survived by her son, Benny Kilpatrick and his wife Deborah, a daughter, Becky Adams and her husband, Kenneth, and a daughter-in-law, Gaila Kilpatrick; grandchildren: Bandi and Brock Jones, Sloan and Ashlei Adams, Bo and Katie Kilpatrick, Brent and Desiree Kilpatrick, Tanner Kilpatrick and Patrick Williams, and Chance Kilpatrick; great-grandchildren: Mackenzie, Brighlon, Brenham, Bryant, Aspen, Cameron, Owen, Rhys, Beckett, and Ace; and special friend, Jamie Pritchard.

Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons and great grandsons.

Visitation is Thursday October 28 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Highway 277 South, from 5-7 PM. Graveside service 9 AM Friday, October 29 at Elmwood Memorial Park.

Those wishing to honor Dorothy's life through a memorial gift may contribute to Hendrick Hospice Care of Abilene, 1651 Pine Street Abilene, Texas, 79601.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothy Kilpatrick, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Friday, October 29, 2021

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

Elmwood Memorial Park

5750 Hwy 277, Abilene, TX 79606

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