Dorothy Helen "Helen" Hennessee

Female 1925 - 2008  (83 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Helen "Helen" Hennessee 
    Born 30 Aug 1925  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 2002  Rochester, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 29 Nov 2008  Alma, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • at the Gratiot Medical Center...
    Buried 3 Dec 2008  Gardens of Memory Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2854  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2018 

    Father Arcie Womack Hennessee,   b. 15 Jul 1893, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1956, Memphis, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Icie Lavone Nunley,   b. 19 Feb 1903, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1977, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 21 May 1921  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Edward "Ed" Drake,   b. 0___ 1926, (Van Buren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 2001, Rochester Hills, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Jimmie Faye Drake
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1925 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2002 - Rochester, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Nov 2008 - Alma, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Dec 2008 - Gardens of Memory Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - (Warren County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rochester Hills, MI resident and Warren County native Dorothy Helen Hennessee Drake, age 84, was born August 30, 1924 and died November 29, 2008 at Gratiot Medical Center in Alma, MI. A retired employee of General Motors and a member of the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Arcie and Icie L. Nunley Hennessee. She was married to James Edward Drake who preceded her in death May 4, 2001.

      In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Louise Sizemore, Ruby Simmons and Judy Hester; three brothers, Jim, Billy and J.D. Hennessee and granddaughter, Amanda Renee' Gipson. She is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Jimmie Faye and Dennis Bossow of Rochester Hills, MI and Barbara Jane Stewart of Manchester, TN; son, Thomas Lester Doak of Lawrenceville, GA; grandsons, Eddie Boyd of Abingdon, VA, Shawn Boyd of Murfreesboro, TN and Thomas, Paul, and Todd Doak all of Enterprise, AL; several great-grandchildren and two sisters, Frances Hale of McMinnville and Maxine McCrary of Smyrna, TN. Funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 3, 2008 in High's Chapel with Ed Fults officiating. Burial followed in the Gardens of Memory. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1283] Hale,Frances Hennessee;Telecon Interview,1 Jan 2010;.

    2. [S1234] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=hennessee&GSiman=1&GSby=1929&GSbyrel=in&GSdy=2002&GSdyrel=in&GSst=.

    3. [S50358] http://www.highfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1705748&fh_id=11416.

    4. [S6658] "Warren County,TN Marriages: 1900-1950", transcribed & compiled by A.C.Hillis, p. 183 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3091] "Hillis Family",Chapter II,by Peggy Allison,161 Rocky Top Lane,Morrison,TN.