Funeral services for Dorothy Dean Cave, 89, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, at West Oaks Funeral Home in Sulphur Springs. Mr. Charles Groce of the Church of God International will be officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. at West Oaks. Interment at Yantis Cemetery following the service. There will be a live webcast of the service here: westoaksfuneralhome.com.
Pallbearers will be Zachary Wright, B.J. Wright, James Davis, Shannon Beech, Christopher Blackwell and Danny Wallace. Honorary pallbearer will be Jim (B.J.) Bayuk of Sulphur Springs.
Dorothy Cave died Thursday, July 3rd at her residence. She was born on February 8, 1925 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Vernon Hollie and Eva Mae Ward Wright. She married Virgil Mac Cave on January 7, 1947 at Wellington, Texas. They worked together for Southwestern Explosives for over 22 years and enjoyed their retirement together until his death on January 3, 1995. Her parents and brothers: Hollie “Sonny” Lavorn Wright, Vernon Parnell Wright and her sisters: Naomi Rose Smith and Norma Jean Davis preceded her in death.
She is survived by her nieces: Linda (J. D. ) Prosise, Kempner; Debra Wright, Chicago; Mary Smith, Modesto, CA; Sherry Little, Odessa; Norma (Bill) Beech and Diane (Bobby) Blackwell, Quitman; nephews: Bobby Wright, Miller Grove; James (Debbie) Davis Jefferson; Hugh Dwayne (Carol) Smith, Gilroy, CA; Michael (Maryhelen) Smith, Modesto, CA; Gary (Donna) Davis, Kileen, Henry Davis, Longview, Bobby Cave and Larry Cave, Odessa. She is also survived by cousins Fred (Roberta) McCawley, Billy Paul Wright, Marcel Ward, Kenneth (Majorie) Ward, Jack Ward, and many great nieces and nephews.
Dorothy Dean Wright Cave lived her life with dignity and grace and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.