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Dorcy Cannon Proffitt, age 81, of 187 H Proffitt Lane, Butler, TN passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the Pine Ridge Nursing Home, Elizabethton, TN. He was born on November 4th 1930 in Dante, Va. to late Louie Harrison Proffitt and was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Proffitt. His hobbies included a rock collection and his animals and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Doris J. Proffitt, Butler, Tennessee; two daughters, Ruby White and husband Tim of Peru, IN; Gloria Hathorn and husband Leon of Butler, TN; one son, Charles Proffitt and wife Betsy of Butler, TN; several sisters, brothers, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday January 4th 2012 at 4 p.m. from the Proffitt-Fletcher Cemetery with Rev. Roy Wilson to officiate.
Pallbearers will be friends.
Friends may call at the residence 187 H. Proffitt Lane, Butler TN at anytime.
Online condolences may be sent to the webpage at
You may also call the recorded obituary line for additional funeral details.
Hux Lipford funeral home is serving the Proffitt Family.