Dorothy Jean Ferrow Thorne was born June 29, 1950 in Cameron, Texas to Katie Mackey and J.L. Ferrow. Dorothy attended OJ Thomas High School in Cameron , Texas.
Dorothy retired from Artco Bell after serving the company 22 years to operate her small business “Dorothy’s Bar-B- Que.” After serving the Temple and surrounding areas with Bar-B-Que, Dorothy ventured to work at Regency Manor Nursing home and soon moved on to work at PACTIV INC for the next seven years. Battling medical complications, Dorothy retired from the work and business ventures. Dorothy was a member of the City of Temple Softball League and member of the Essien Pool League in the early 90’s. Dorothy loved cooking, playing softball, shooting pool, and enjoying time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother Katie Mackey; father J.L. Ferrow; son William Brooks; and two brothers, Dennis Ferrow and James Ferrow.
Left to cherish her memories are her two sons; Nathaniel Brooks (Clarvita) of Round Rock and David Earl Brooks (Carol) of Temple, Texas; one sister, Ernestine Wilkinson of Temple, TX; two brothers, Johnny Ferrow of Paramount, California and Pastor Leslie C. Dunn (Patricia) of Round Rock, Texas; 10 grandchildren, and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends...
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