Dorothy is survived by her stepsons; Chris Edward Kirkwood of Topeka, Kansas, and Thomas C. Kirkwood of Kansas City, Missouri, three sisters; Betty O'Dell of Fort Scott, Virginia Rutledge of Wichita, Kansas, and Pat Hartley, also of Wichita, and three grandchildren. In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers; Joe Lewis, Harry Lewis, and Fred Lewis, and three sisters; Kathryn Derbidge, Hazel Abrahamson, and Helen Schroader.
Following cremation, the Rev. Paul Babcock will conduct graveside services for Dorothy and her husband, John, at 1:30 p.m. Thursday August 24, 2006 at the Fort Scott National Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 p.m. at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home prior to services, and family and friends will leave for the cemetery at 1:15 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Kansas Elks Training Center for the Handicapped, or the Elks National Foundation, or to the First United Methodist Church of Fort Scott and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 West Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Expressions of sympathy may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.