Dorothy V. Marizett
posted on 2/16/2008 2:13:41 PM
Dorothy V. Marizett, 81, Lincoln, NE, widow of Rev. Eugene Marizett, died Saturday (2/16/08) in Lincoln. Born Holly Springs, MS (5/9/26) to Lazarus and Mattie (White) Pegues. Member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Attended Mississippi Industrial College (now Rust College) in Holly Springs, MS. Former member of Olivet Baptist Church, Memphis, TN. Dorothy lived most of her adult life in Memphis, TN as a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors: daughters and son-in-law, Dr. Gwendolyn Marizett Combs and Rev. Dr. Michael Warren Combs of Lincoln, NE; Harriett Huggins of Memphis, TN; grandsons, Rev. Tremaine Marizett Combs of St. Louis, MO, Ashton Joshua Marizett Combs of Lincoln, NE, Willie R. Huggins, Jr. of Memphis, TN; one sister, Mrs. Mildred Stinson, Memphis, TN; sisters-in-law, Josephine Collins, Detroit, MI, Alberta Griffin, Southfield, MI; devoted caregiver, Lillian Campbell, Lincoln, NE; and a host of family and friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one sister and five brothers.
Visitation 6-8 PM, Tuesday, February 19, 2008, Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St.
Services: 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2008, at Greater Galatian Baptist Church, 2418 Jackson Avenue Memphis, TN, Rev. James Gilkey, Officiating.
Burial: West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Memphis.
Memorials to the family.
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