Dorothy Dorton

Dorothy M. Dorton, 96, Osage Beach, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach.

She was born Feb. 9, 1922, to Robert and Rose (Janssen) Taylor, in St. Louis.

She was united in marriage to Roland E. Dorton, March 8, 1947, in St. Louis.

Dorothy and husband, Roland, owned and operated Dairy Creme of Owensville for over 25 years. She was a member of Eastern Star and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and for many years volunteered as a Pink Lady with Lake Regional Health System.

She was preceded in death by husband, Roland; biological father, Robert; mother, Rose; and step-father, Clarence Whiles.

She is survived by sons, Kerry Dorton and wife RaeAnn of Cooper Hill, Kenny Dorton of Canaan and Kevin Dorton and wife Karen of Drake; daughter, Kristie Shrieves Dorton of Camdenton; and 14 grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at 1 p.m. at Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Osage Beach.

Arrangements entrusted to Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach.