Dorothy Mae Soard, age 88, of Oak Ridge, died Friday, Nov. 16, at NHC Health Care Center.
She was born Sept. 2, 1924, in Morristown, the daughter of Samuel B. and Bessie Anderson Soard.
Miss Soard retired from ORNL, where she was a lab technician. She was a charter member of First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge and active with WMU. She also enjoyed sports.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Frank Soard, and sister, Velma Johnson.
She is survived by sisters, Alma Jean Soard, Margaret (Willard) Carr, and Phyllis (Fred) Smith, and brother, Harold (Peggy) Soard, all of Oak Ridge, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 5–7 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary. The funeral will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Tim Bounds officiating.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family asks that any memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge, 1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
An online guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.