Dorothy Boutcher Sweeney

Dorothy Boutcher Sweeney, 92, of Hawesville, KY died peacefully at her home on June 2, 2021.  Dorothy made a wise choice in professing the truth of God, for over 75 years.

Mrs. Sweeney was born in Hancock County to the late Spurgon and Emma Harrison Boutcher of Hawesville.  She retired from Hancock County Board of Education, where she was a bus driver. She was preceded in death by a husband Jess W Applegate, son Steve Applegate, two sisters Faye Socks and Ernestine Nelson and two brothers Hugh B Boutcher and Leroy Boutcher.

Dorothy is survived by her husband Charles E Sweeney; step grandson Michael J Sweeney; a sister-in-law Panky Boutcher; Linda Smith, a long-time friend / caregiver, Dottie thought of Linda as a daughter and two nephews Jimmy Boutcher and Gary Nelson.

Services will be at 1:00 pm Monday June 7, 2021 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Burial will be in Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be from 9:30 am until service time at the Funeral Home.

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