Born in Pikeville, KY, she was the daughter of the late Bill Cowden and Bertha Looney Cowden. Dorothy was a member of Westside Church of Christ; worked at Whitley Plant and worked at the Welcome Center.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, John Canfield; two children, John Canfield of Chattanooga, TN and William Canfield (Stacey) of Corpus Christy, Texas; two sisters, Mary Dooley of Dunganer, VA and Phyliss Cowher of Ft. Myers, FL; four brothers, Dale Cowden of Frankfort, Germany, Danny Cowden of Kingsport, TN, Ricky Cowden and Glenn Cowden, both of Roanoke, VA; and one grandchild.
A Memorial Service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, at Westside Church of Christ, with John Gurtler officiating.
Macon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.