Dorothy Dean McDougal, better known to her family as “Sweet Mama”, age 67, a current resident of The Palace in Red Boiling Springs, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 14, 2008 at Macon County General Hospital. Her remains are at the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette. Services and burial for Mrs. Dorothy Dean McDougal will be held in Crane, Texas but are incomplete at this time.She was born in Crane, Texas on March 23, 1941, one of four children born to the late Evert and Maudie Crawford McDougal. In addition to her parents, a daughter, Tracy Henderson, and granddaughter, Brandi Hardee preceded her in death. She was a Truck Driver and was of the Church of Christ belief. She is survived by daughter, Casondra “Candy” McDougal and companion, Randy Saults of Lafayette, Tenn., son, Shawn McDougal, Abilene, Texas, sisters, Darlene Case, Crane, Texas, Marsha Welsh, Coalinga, Cal., brother, Evert (Dale) McDougal, Jr., Helotes, Texas, grandchildren, Joey Hardee, Ft. Stockton, Texas, Jesse Hardee, Lafayette, Jacie Henderson, Arlington, Va., Destini Ortiz, Crane, Texas, several nieces and nephews and a host of good friends.