Dora Jean Westerfield

  • Born: December 2, 1939
  • Died: March 3, 2020
  • Location: Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Tel. (270) 683-1505

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Message From The Family

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Dora Jean Westerfield, 80, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee formerly of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage Tennessee. Born December 2, 1939 in Daviess County to the late Dola and Lena Mae Huff Jones, Dora graduated from Owensboro High School (class of 1957). She loved spending time with her family especially her two grandchildren. Dora was employed for over 20 years at Taylors Tavern. She loved UK basketball, playing cards and had a great sense of humor.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Westerfield also was preceded in death by her husband, Larry C. Westerfield in 2015; grandson, Nicholas Riney; brothers, Ronnie and J.D. Jones; sisters, Betty Boone and Marie Stewart.

Survivors include her two daughters, Karla Riney of Owensboro and Julie Howell and husband Matthew of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee and their father, Guy Riney (Joyce Gowers); grandchildren, Laney and Jacob Howell; sisters, Lucille O'Bryan, Wanda Oldham (Jack Myers), and Sandra Bowman; brother, Donald Jones (Hilda Hansen); numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Dora Westerfield will be 4:00 pm Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of service.

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I have many memories of Dora. And lots of laughs with her. Such a beautiful woman. My heart hurts for all of you. Losing your Mom just takes something from you. She will always be with you. I said a prayer for strength and comfort to get you all through the difficult days ahead. I am sorry that I cannot be there to hug each of you today. I will always remember her. I love you all. June

Posted by June Conder - Philpot, KY - Family Friend   March 07, 2020

My deepest sympathies to your family, my God bring comfort and peace to all of you. Lee & Tim Millay

Posted by Lee Millay - Owensboro, KY - Family Friend   March 06, 2020

Karla and Julie, so sorry for the loss of your mother, I have great memories of her and you all. Prayers for you all. Janie Chapman Lindow

Posted by Janie Lindow - Owensboro, KY - Friend   March 04, 2020

Karla, We're so sorry for your loss of your Mom. She was such a sweet lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Jeff, Jane, and Blake Garrison - KY - Coworker   March 04, 2020

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