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Dorthy Lee Dykes, 67, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021, at her home in Booneville. She was born in Prentiss County on December 10, 1953, to Gordon Leon Allred and Annie Ruth Reece Allred. She enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.
A memorial service will be Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 5:00 PM at Booneville Funeral Home with Bro. Roy Joshlin officiating. A time of visiting with family will be from 4:00 until 5:00 PM. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Dykes; sons, Bobby Allred of Florence, AL, Kevin Strickland of Booneville, Justin Dykes (Jaymie) of Alpine, MS, James Dykes of Alpine, MS, and Jerry Dykes, Jr. (Tiffany) of Wisconsin; daughters, Michelle Tyra Gentry of Fulton, MS, and Jennifer Dykes of Alpine, MS; sisters, Edith Moore of Booneville, Brenda Hogue of Corinth, and Linda Bass of Tupelo; brothers-in-law, Terry Dykes (Debbie) of Pinedale, MS, Jimmy Dykes of Amory, MS, Robert Dykes (Annette) of Amory, MS, and Stephanie Chandler (James) of Duckhill, MS; grandchildren, Bobby Allred, Leslie Cummings, Devin Allred, Preston Pierce, Brady Tyra, Gemini Strickland, and Kaitlyn Smith; 10 great-grandchildren; and 17 bonus grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandmother, Liddie Birdsong; sister and brother-in-law, Sylvia and Ronnie Oldham; brother, Larry Allred; brother-in-law, Harold Moore.