Dorothy Ashcraft

Dorothy Broome Ashcraft

Tuesday, May 20th, 1930 - Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Obituary

Mrs. Dorothy Broome Ashcraft born May 20, 1930, passed away at the age of 89 on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at her residence in Kosciusko. She was born in Prentiss, MS, to the parents of Edward Roscoe Broome and Emma Dickens Broome.
She graduated from Prentiss High School and attended Mississippi College in Clinton. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BS degree in Vocational Home Economics with a license to teach. She worked in Indianola, MS, in 4-H extension work and later moved to Kosciusko to continue her work with 4-H extension work. She taught school at McAdams, in Kosciusko and later returned to college and pursued a degree in Elementary Education at Mississippi State University. She taught school in the Attala County School System until she retired from teaching.
She was an active member of First Baptist Church, Kosciusko, where she was actively involved and served for many years. She taught Preschool Sunday School and prior to her illness worked with the Library Ministry.
Graveside services will be at 4:00pm Friday, April 24 at Parkway Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband Floyd Ashcraft, her daughter Marilynn Winborne (Lee), her sons Carvin Ashcraft and Tim Ashcraft (Michelle) and her grandchildren Tristen, Jacob, Landon, Jeanna, Anthony and Jonathan (Rachel). She is also survived by her sister Emily McAdory.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Emma Dickens Broome, siblings Bayard Lamar Broome, Robert Bryan Broome, Mary Lee Parkman, Hazel Ray Barlow, James Russell Broome, Garland Roscoe Broome, Annie Lou Goodin, and John Lewis Broome.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Kosciusko or to the Library Ministry at First Baptist Church Kosciusko.
Culpepper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, April 24th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 24th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    Parkway Cemetery
    Address
    Huntington St.
    KOSCIUSKO, MS 39090
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Mary Faye Sinclair

Posted at 08:11am
just wanted to say that I have been thinking about Floyd and the whole family during this time. mary faye sinclair

Barbara Rains

Posted at 12:04pm
Marilynn,
Marlin & I are sorry for your loss. Your Mother did so much good for others. She will be missed by all who knew her.

We will be in prayer for you & your family.

Barbara & Marlin Rains
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Jeanne/Mike Brinson

Posted at 08:02am
Mr. Ashcraft - we are in Marilynn’s Sunday School class and have been praying for you and Mrs. Dot. We are so sorry for your loss and will continue praying for you during this most difficult time. Mike and Jeanne Brinson
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Posted at 07:56am
With our sympathy and prayers for your family. Love, Jerry and Pat Ainsworth
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Dan West

Posted at 06:45pm
I express sorrow to the family of Mrs. Dorothy Broome Ashcraft. I pray our Lord's love, comfort and strength for each of you. Her faithful life of teaching, ministry and her sweet spirit will bless many generations.
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