Obituary for Dorothy Haygood
Dorothy Haygood, 82, of Andrews passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 in Andrews surrounded by her family.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with Rev. Johnny Touchstone, Star Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews North Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Monday from 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please celebrate her life by visiting www.mcnettfuneralhome.com.
Dorothy was born on May 30, 1935 in Big Spring, Texas to Richard “Dick” Samuel Madison and Lovie Maxine Everett Madison. She was raised in Kermit and graduated from Kermit High School in 1953. She married Patrick “Pat” Leon Haygood on August 15, 1953. She had worked as a bookkeeper for the Kermit ISD for 24 years and several years for the Winkler County Courthouse and County Clerk. She and Pat were very involved in Little League Baseball in Kermit and Andrews. The Kermit Little League Baseball Field is named after her husband as “Haygood Field.” They moved to Andrews in 1998 from Kermit. They had owned and operated Haygood Sports in Andrews. She was an avid sports fan and loved watching her sons and grandchildren play sports. She enjoyed arrowhead hunting, genealogy, yard work, needlework, and her family will remember all the tasty meals she lovingly prepared for them. She was a Baptist and was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on March 7, 2003, and her sister, Wynell Patton.
Dorothy is survived by her 3 sons, Sam and Katherine Haygood of North Carolina, Joe and Michelle Haygood of Andrews, and Danny and Hilary Haygood of Andrews, 4 sisters, Joanna Yeates of Midland, Sharon Hare of Abilene, Kathy Garrett of Midland, and Dixie and Barry Randolph of Kermit, 8 grandchildren, Corey and Laurie Finley, Frannie Malia Godfrey, Brandon and Jessi Coony, Brady and Kendall Haygood, Tyler and Meagan Haygood, Lane and Becky Haygood, Patrick and Julia Haygood, and Joe Ryne Haygood and fiancée, Shelby Reynolds, and 5 great grandchildren, Oliver and Matteo Godfrey, Noah Coony, and David and Daniel Haygood.
Memorials may be sent to the Friends of the Andrews County Library, 109 NW 1st Street, Andrews, Texas 79714, Star Hospice, 620 North Grant Avenue, Suite 100, Odessa, Texas 79761, or the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.
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