Dorothy Mae (Helms) Cutts, 93, went to be with the Lord on July 20,2020. Visitation will be July 31,2020 at Heritage Funeral Home, Harker Heights, Texas, from 9:00-10:00. Service will be 10:00-11:00 with Deacon James (Tim) Hayden officiating. Internment immediately following at Killeen Memorial Park.
She was born April 24,1927, in Pensacola, Florida, to Admiral Dewey and Eula Mae (Turner) Helms. Dorothy was their only child. Eula Mae passed away three days after giving birth to Dorothy. Dorothy was raised by her paternal grandparents, Robert (Uncle Bob) and Sarah (Fannie) Helms with the assistance of her aunts; Julia Lowery, Callie Ganus and Maggie Fortune.
Dorothy grew up in Milton, Florida and graduated from Milton High School in 1946. She was a member of Hickory Hammock Baptist Church in Milton, Florida. She accepted the Lord and was baptized there at an early age. Dorothy loved the Lord with all her heart. Dorothy married the love of her life, Alexander Cutts, September 7, 1947, in Brewton, Alabama. They lived in Pensacola, Florida. They divorced in 1976.
Dorothy is survived by her only child, Evelyn (Joseph) Lord. Dorothy has two grandsons; Micheal (Danielle) Lord, Bastrop, Texas. Timothy (Sarah) Lord, San Antonio, Texas. She has five great grandchildren. Shawna (Wade) Moyer, Grafton, West Virginia. Kelsie, Sadie, Liana and Austin Lord. She has one great great grandchild Liam Gene Moyer. Cousins, Amy Phillips and Fran Huelsbeck of Pensacola, Florida. Dorothy had a very dear friend and care giver for many years, Janet Hays of Copperas Cove, Texas.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Eula Mae Helms, Robert (Sarah) Helms, Julia (Bosie) Lowery, Callie (Hubert) Ganus, Maggie (Luther) Fortune, Shirley (William) Rucker, and Alexander Cutts.
Honorary Pallbearers are: Micheal Lord, Timothy Lord, Joseph Lord, Dwight Sailer, Deacon James (Tim) Hayden and Winfred Davis.
We would like to thank Hill Country Rehab and Nursing Facility and Kindred Hospice for all the love and care that you provided for our Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
Dorothy requested, in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Holy Family Church per the Encountering Christ Campaign. 1001 Georgetown Road, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522. Kindred Hospice or an organization of your choice.
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