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Dorothy (Thrasher) Schickel

Born: Wed., Nov. 18, 1925
Died: Wed., May 17, 2017


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., May 20, 2017
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home


2:00 PM Sun., May 21, 2017
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Dorothy Schickel, age 91 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at NHC Healthcare. Dorothy was born on November 18, 1925 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Barton Thrasher and Vela Poindexter Thrasher. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and had been the office manager for many years for her husband's medical practice. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Joseph H. Schickel, two brothers, James Thrasher, and Stanley Keith Thrasher, two sisters, Imogene Thrasher York, and Brenda Thrasher Cook, and a special aunt, Ruby Hood. Survivors Include: One Stepdaughter- Jo Ann Hilliker of Gainesville, FL Two Brothers- Kenneth L. Thrasher and his wife Datha, and Rondal B. Thrasher and his wife Marie all of Burkesville, KY Brother-in-law- Winfred Cook of Burkesville, KY and a host of other relatives and friends also survive. Funeral Service: Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST., Burkesville, KY with Doug Butler delivering the eulogy. Burial was in Burkesville Cemetery. Pallbearers: Ron Thrasher, Rodney Doolin, Joe Hearld, Cynthia Smith, Donetta Hearld, James Cook, Bobby York, Winfred Cook. Honorary Pallbearers: Dr. Samuel Rice, Dr. Robert Flowers, Sr., Dr. Robert Flowers, Jr., Dr. J.M. Stephenson, Kenneth Ballou, Weldon Rowe, Sherman McCoy. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the American Cancer Society. Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences at

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