SIKESTON - Dorothy N. Cauthorn, 81, died Dec. 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Aug. 10, 1921, in Buffington, daughter of the late George W. and Bertha N. Gurley Cartwright, she was a sales clerk for J.C. Penney before retiring.
On July 1, 1939, she married Robert E. Cauthorn who preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 1991.
Survivors include: one daughter, Sandy Lutes of Sikeston; one sister, Ann Hileman of Morehouse; four grandchildren, Rikki Lambert, Terry Lambert, Melinda Kirkpatrick and Robbie Lambert of Sikeston; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and a special friend, Kelly Goza of Sikeston.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Tom Geers, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.