Dorothy “Dot” Jean Alaniz


Dorothy “Dot” Jean Alaniz, 69, of Amarillo passed away February 15, 2023.

Dot was born August 22, 1953 in Brady, Texas to Jiggs and Ollie Wright. She was a hard worker and thought bigger is better with anything! She loved Sci-Fi Movies and cooking meals for her family. Dot was also very proud of her accomplishments in Tai Kwon Do and was a certified black belt. She loved horses and all animals.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Lance Leathers; and brother, John T. Wright.

She is survived by her daughter, Tonya Leathers and husband Michael; son, Shane Wallace; grandsons, Josh Leathers and wife Kelsey, Dusty Leathers, and Tristin Leathers; great-grandson, Syler Leathers; brother, Max Cox; and several nieces and nephews.

6 Replies to “Dorothy “Dot” Jean Alaniz”

  1. I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. My prayers go out to you and Shane. 🙏🏻❤️

  2. The little time we spent together doesn’t matter. I loved you just as much as if we spent everyday together!I’ll always remember you being tough as nails!You will be missed!Love one of your many bonus daughters!

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