Dorothy Louise McLennan

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Dorothy Brazwell McLennan was called home early Tuesday morning, May 2, 2017.

Celebration of Life Service: Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11:00AM at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

She grew up in Waco. Dorothy went to Moore High School. She married Cleo Brazwell in 1952 and later married Billy McLennan in 1966. Dorothy had four children. She was a longtime business owner here in Waco. Dorothy was longtime member of Pleasant Olive Missionary Baptist Church and served on the nursery board.

She was very devoted to her family and loved cooking, celebrating and sharing what she had with everyone.
Dorothy never met a stranger. We will miss Mi Dorothy, Grandma, Dot, Boss, Mama Dorothy, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt. She was a classy lady, loved to dress up and celebrate.

She was preceded in death to son, Michael Brazwell; mom, Clara Foster; dad, EJ Foster; 3 brother, Aaron Foster, James Foster, Robert Foster; 2 Sisters, Isabel Johnson, Everdean (Dena) Goodman.

She leaves to mourn husband Billy L. McLennan, daughters Barbara (Lennis Sr.)Jones of Desoto & Sallie Thigpen (Alabama); sons, Ronald Brazwell and Gene Brazwell; sisters, Mary Sue Thompson, Laura Foster both of Waco; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Dorothy was truly my friend for over 35 years. I will miss her.

  2. Mrs. Patricia Hilliard

    May GOD strengthen and guide the families as they celebrate the homegoing of their love one. She will be missed, but her memories will live on in each of you. Praying for peace and unity as time moves forward. FAMILY, KEEP YOUR HEADS UP AND LOOK TOWARDS THE HILLS…BECAUSE OUR HELP COMES FROM THE LORD! Much love and prayers, ALWAYS! Mr. Freddie & Mrs. Patricia Hilliard Jr. and Family

  3. Barbara Harris

    To the family of Mrs. Dorthy she will be missed.Know that she lived a good life helped a lot of people. She was a great Mother.. R I P Mrs.Dorthy.. Barbara Ann call me.

  4. Dorothy Gee and Janet McLennan-Roddy

    To the family, may God comfort you during this loss. Dorothy always gave love and encouragement to me and my kids.

  5. Roxanna Bledsoe

    To Ronald Earl, Gene, Mr. Bill and Barabara Ann, may God bless you all with memories of your Mother. God bless you all and may you all draw your strength from God. Love, The Price and Bledsoe Family

  6. Our thoughts and prayers to your family.

    Wanda and Mark Carr
    Daughter and son-in-law of Odessa Greer (Cross)

  7. Sandra Harris

    To the Dorothy Family from the Harris family ( Rosalind and Geneva and Sandra ) May god keep u in ur prayers and pray for ur family God bless u all

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