Mrs. Dorothy Richardson Gravitt, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence R. Gravitt; sons, Jerry Lamar Gravitt and Bobby Wayne Gravitt; and daughter, Helen Lee Gravitt. She is survived by her daughter, Anita Gravitt, Stone Mountain, GA; sons and daughters in law, Raymond and Ouida Gravitt, Sugar Hill, GA, Ricky and Cathy Gravitt, Flowery Branch, GA, Michael and Kathy Gravitt, Buford, GA, Barry and Tammie Gravitt, Buford, GA and Marty and Denise Gravitt, Braselton, GA; eleven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sister, Lillian Richardson Daniel, Jefferson, GA; brothers in law, Henry Lee McDaniel, Duluth, GA and Paul Penland, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Gravitt was born February 18, 1925 in Buford, GA. She was a 1943 graduate of Sugar Hill High School. She was a homemaker and was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Buford, GA.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Landy McDaniel and Rev. Frankie Southerland officiating. Interment will follow at Shoal Creek Baptist Church cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.