Dollie Switzer, age 95, was born March 1, 1921, in Woodbine, Texas, to Charles and Maymie England. She was called by God on May 31, 2016.
She is survived by CDR George D. Switzer, her loving husband of 73 years and 7 months. They settled in Cedar Hill, Texas in 1965. They established their home and became active members of the community. Dollie was in the Cedar Hill Garden Club, a volunteer at Charlton Methodist Hospital, a member of the Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce and an active member of the Cedar Hill Church of Christ. She enjoyed owning and running her gift and craft shop called Dolly’s Attic in Cedar Hill. During George’s military career they lived in different places in the United States. In 1958 they travelled to Amersham, England, for 8 months while George attended post graduate school. Dollie raised their three children while George was actively defending the country. Dollie was an inspiration to others with her charming personality. She enjoyed meeting people, shopping, traveling, quilting, knitting, reading and spending time with family and friends. Dollie truly loved gardening and being outside. Their yard has many beautiful flower beds that she spent countless hours maintaining.
She is survived by her children, Michael Switzer, Susan Anderson, and Barbara Hayes; grandchildren, Kevin Anderson, Melissa and Dean Stewart, Aaron Hayes, Charlie and Youn Hee Hayes, Ronnie and Joy Hayes; great grandchildren, Lauren Hayes, Allison Hayes, Miles Hayes, and Jackson Hayes; brother Charles England; sisters-in-law Lou Jarvis, Brenda England and Corine Ramsey England; brother-in-law Jack Woodrum and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandson Scott Anderson; father Charles England; mother Maymie Overton England; sisters Bennie Woodrum, Neva Craft and Barbara Jarvis; brothers Wesley England and David England; sisters-in-law Yvonne England and Virginia England; brothers-in-law Barney Jarvis and Jack Craft.
Burial will follow at 12:30 pm in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Visitation with the family is 6-8 pm, Thursday, at Jaynes.