Dorothy M. Lee

November 7, 1934August 10, 2019

Dorothy Morris Lee, 84, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Elmwood West United Methodist Church, 1302 South Pioneer with the Rev. David Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Elliot-Hamill Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 South. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at the funeral home.

Dorothy was born on November 7, 1934 in Amarillo, Texas to the late Orville and Gladys Morris. She graduated from Amarillo High School and later went to Cisco Jr. College in Abilene to receive an Associates Degree.

Dorothy married Walter Lee on June 9, 1953 in Amarillo, Texas. She and her family lived in many locations in the U.S. and overseas as Walter served in the U.S. Air Force. She moved to Abilene in 1974. Dorothy worked for the U.S. Civil Service and McMurray University before retiring in 1995. She was known as an efficient worker with a kind word and caring heart. She loved to garden and was an expert at using technology. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family was the focus of her life. Dorothy was a long time member of Elmwood West United Methodist Church.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Walter Payton Lee.

Her survivors include two daughters; Cindy Walker and husband, David of Houston and Vickie Finley of Kerrville; four grandchildren, Sarah Robins and husband Ty, and Leah Walker all of Houston, and Taylor Finley, and Megan Finley both of Kerrville; a sister, Joan Horrigan of Buena Park, CA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elmwood West UMC.


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 15, 2019


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Norma and Gilbert Carmona

August 15, 2019

Precious Cindy, David and family please know we are praying for you during this difficult time. It is a great comfort to know one day you will reunite in heaven. I love love love God’s redemption plan for His children. You are each dearly loved. The Carmona Family

Roger Gibbs

August 15, 2019

Vickie & Cindy,

So sorry to hear of your loss. I ask God for peace and comfort for you and your families during this time.


joel and sue robins

August 13, 2019

We're grateful for your life, Dorothy, and the legacy you and Walter left. Our family will always benefit from the kind of life you lived and family you raised. It'll be a joy to see you again...and to share what you see now.

Love, Joel and Sue