Valdosta Daily Times

May 22, 2013

Dorothy Aligood


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Dorothy Aligood, 83, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Valdosta, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Del Mar Gardens, Lawrenceville.

She was born May 6, 1930, in Monticello, Fla., a daughter of the late Willie and Gertrude Wood Thigpen. Mrs. Aligood was member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one son, Thomas Aligood Jr. of Lawrenceville; one daughter, Ann Aligood of Valdosta; one grandson, Michael Thomason of Valdosta; two brothers, Willie Thigpen of Lloyd, Fla., and Julius Thigpen of Woodville, Fla.; one sister, Elsie Cason of Douglasville; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Thomas M. Aligood; three sisters, Helen Willaford, Edna Kelley and Grace James; and one brother, Herbert Thigpen.

Funeral service for Mrs. Aligood will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, in the Riverview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, with the Rev. Troy Bryant officiating. Interment will follow in the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the Mausoleum Chapel prior to the funeral service. Condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.mclanecares.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home, Valdosta.