Dorothy Borden

August 14, 2019

Services for Dorothy Borden, 95, of Abilene, formerly of Cleburne, will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 17, 2019 in the Rosser Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverend Andy Tyler will officiate. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 A.M., Saturday, at Rosser Funeral Home, prior to the service.

Dorothy Jane Venable Borden, a longtime resident of Abilene, Texas, passed away on August 14, 2019. Born on November 19, 1923 in Cleburne, Texas, she was the daughter of Virgil and Phee Venable. Dorothy married the late James Douglas “Doug” Borden on November 15, 1943 and they spent the next 73 years building a life together in Abilene.

Dorothy was a beloved mother, wife, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her two sons, Ronald Dale “Ronnie” Borden and wife, Garrie and James Roland Borden and wife, Liese; and sister, Oza B Hopper. Dorothy is also survived by her six grandchildren, Ned, Caleb, Stephanie, Lane, Lauren and Brent; five great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Dorothy was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church. She loved to host gatherings and care for her family and friends. Her strong will, resilience and endearment will live on with the kindred souls of her family and loved ones.

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. - Matthew 5:8
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