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Dorothea Mildred HignitePassing: December 20, 2012


Mitchell Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

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MITCHELL —  Dorothea Mildred Hignite, 84, passed away at 1:10 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012, at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington.

Born May 5, 1928, in Salem, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Mary (Crane) Lyles.  She married James Robert Hignite October 5, 1946, and he preceded her in death August 21, 2005.

She was a member of the Mitchell Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses and owner of the Nearly New Consignment Shop in Bedford.  Dorothea graduated from Salem High School in 1946.

Surviving:             son, James Michael Hignite, Bloomington

                  daughters, Constance Diane Perry, Mitchell

                                   Nancy Elizabeth Fleck, Jasper

                                    5 grandchilden

                                  18 great grandchildren

                   brothers, Paul Lyles, Salem

                                  Melvin Lyles, Salem

                                  Roger Lyles, Salem

                      sisters, Wanda Rowland, Fredericksburg

                                  Joan Myers, Columbus

                                  June Voyles, Salem

 Her parents; husband; son, Robert Steven Hignite; brothers, Lawrence Lyles, Jr.,  Marvin Lyles, Kenneth Lyles, and Alton Lyles; and sister, Lois Trueblood, preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 13, in the Mitchell Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Haverly Funeral Chapel & Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.

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  1. Guest: Elizabeth (Beth) Thomas (Reynolds) | Bloomington, IN
    Date: September 6, 2019
    So sorry Jim and Jenny! You are always in my heart. I love and miss you very much!! Beth (Bloomington). 812-369-3671