The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 18, 2013

Dorothy Noreen

— Dorothy Belle Noreen, 71, of Athens died Tuesday, April 16, 2013. 

Mrs. Noreen was raised in Nashville, Tenn., and was the daughter of Clifton Smith and the late Mary Frances Patillo Smith. She was a member of Eastside Church of Christ in Athens. 

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro, Tenn., with Joe Rushing and Steve Klein officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro. 

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of the service Saturday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.

Mrs. Noreen is survived by her husband, Paul Noreen; daughter, Cathy P. Denton and husband Jeff of Athens; father, Clifton Smith of Montgomery; sisters, Dana Evans of Hendersonville and Carole Smith of Nashville; and grandchildren, Clifton and Caitlin Denton.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

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