The Valdosta Daily Times
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.