In memory of
Dorothy Ann Dority SEDALIA — Dorothy Ann Dority, 84, of Sedalia, passed away October 19, 2016, in Sedalia. Dorothy was born in Swaledale, IA, on June 13, 1932, the daughter of the late Antonie "Tony" and Johanna (Woehler) Petersen. She was a graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. On June 8, 1951, she was united in marriage to Wyatt W. Dority, who preceded her in death June 1, 2011. In the late 1960s, Dorothy and Wyatt began their own business, Dority's Antiques & Collectibles, which she continued to operate until her death. She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. Surviving are two sons, Don (Kathy), and Rick (Nan), both of Sedalia. She was extremely proud of her grandchildren: Deanna Vascoe (Jeffre), of Houston, TX, Teresa Foote (Ryan), of Sedalia, Andrea Dority (Beth), of Liberty, MO, Jacob Dority, of Springfield, IL, and Rachel Dority, of Springfield, MO. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Heckart Funeral Home on Saturday, October 22 from 12:30 to 1:15, followed by a graveside service at Memorial Park Cemetery at 1:30, with Pastor Dennis Harper officiating. The family requests memorials be given to the charity of the donor's choice.
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