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Dorothy Milligan, Jefferson City

Published November 15th, 2011 11:00 pm

JEFFERSON CITY — Dorothy Devault Milligan, age 94, went to her eternal home on November 11, 2011.
She was born June 10, 1917, in White Pine, TN. Dorothy was the daughter of Bess M. and Robert Martin DeVault and twin to Doris. She graduated from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, and from the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY.
She was a homemaker and volunteer Christian educator.
Dorothy married Dr. Thomas Braden Milligan Sr. in 1945 and was widowed in 1974. They spent most of their married life in Pineville, LA, and Jefferson County, TN.
Surviving relatives include her twin sister, Doris DeVault; sons, Thomas B. Jr. and Robert Mark, of Jefferson County; daughter, Doris Lynn Taylor, of Eustis, FL; grandchildren, David L. Milligan, of Macon, GA, and Meredith M. Suits, of Nashville, TN.
Dorothy was preceded to heaven by her parents; husband; and infant son, Robert David; and brothers, Robert, Leonard and Edwin DeVault.
A celebration of life will be held at Lebanon Baptist Church in Talbott, TN, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2011, with Rev. R.J. Seal officiating.
Visitation will precede the service from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m.
Following the service, interment will be at Gray Cemetery in Gray, TN, at 2:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to Lebanon Baptist Church or Carson-Newman College.
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760. Phone (865) 475-3892, Fax (865) 475-9916