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Dorothy Gregory

November 24, 1939 — March 6, 2017

Dorothy Gregory

Dorothy Gregory, age 77, of Columbia passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at the Boone Medical Center in Columbia.

Dorothy was born November 24, 1939, in St. Louis, MO, a daughter to the late Emory W. and Nora (Smith) Cook.

Dorothy was raised in the Lutheran faith and had worked as a Nurses Aid for over 30 years in the Boonville and Tipton areas.

Dorothy enjoyed doing crafts, cooking, reading, mushroom hunting, walking and being outdoors. She liked to go to local parks and listen to the bluegrass and gospel bands when they would play. Dorothy liked to sing and had a wonderful voice. She loved working with and growing flowers but her greatest joy was time spent with her family. Especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by those that knew and loved her.

Dorothy is survived by: seven children and their spouses, Melvin Gregory and his wife Kendy of Boonville, Margie Bramhall and her husband Lonnie of Wills Point, TX, Mike Gregory and his wife Susan of Bunceton, MO, Mary Lou Hoellering and her husband David of California, MO, Jennifer Gregory and her fiancé Gregory Bradley of Fulton, Scott Gregory and his wife Frankie of Bunceton, MO, and Susan Robertson of Longview, TX; fifteen grandchildren; twenty two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ken Cook and his wife Reba of Keithville, LA, and Larry Cook and his wife Claudia of Jefferson City; two sisters, Jenny Johnson and her husband Ross of Holts Summit, and Nancy Clark of Brinktown; two sister-in-law’s, Mary Cook of Owensville, and Eileen Cook of Jackson, MO as well as many extended family members and friends.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by: four brothers, Walter Cook, Bill Cook and his wife Louanna, Bob Cook and Chuck Cook and his wife Amber; one sister, Margie Oney and her husband Walter; and one brother-in-law, Steve Clark.

Visitation for Dorothy will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Shane Jarvis officiating. Interment will be in the Bland Union Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Dorothy Gregory.


SERVICES
Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Bland Union Cemetery
Highway B
Bland, Missouri 65014

Visitation

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sassmann Chapel
207 Linn Avenue
Belle, Missouri 65013

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
2:00 PM

Sassmann Chapel
207 Linn Avenue
Belle, Missouri 65013

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