Dorothy was born April 2, 1925 in Marland, OK to Robert and Juanita Marlar (Marler-pronounced). She was the second of 8 children; Bob, Phylis, Howard, Jan, Lloyd, Larry and Vernon. She is survived by Vernon and his wife Candy. She graduated from White Deer High School in 1942. She married Gayle Lemmons on March 15, 1943 and they had 5 children; Carol Ann, Gayle, Howard and his wife Eva, Linda, and Donna and her husband Leon.
She was preceded in death by Carol Ann, Little Gayle and Howard.
She had 7 Grandchildren: Cindy, Howard, Lisa, Paul, April, Stephen and Jennifer and their spouses. And numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was proceeded in death by her husband Galye after 42 years of marriage.
She married Arthur Crump May 20, 1990. With this union she added 4 children; Linda and her husband Bob, Debbie and her husband Ben, Artie and Carrie. And grandchildren Carla, Elizabeth and Sarah. She loved them as her own. Arthur and Dorothy were married 22 years before Art passed away in Jan 4, 2012.
Dorothy, known as Dot or Dottie by loved ones, lived a full life. She loved everyone and everyone loved her. She never met a stranger even in the grocery store or at a restaurant. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother and grandmother, a faithful friend. She loved Jesus and wasn't ashamed to share Him with others. When she was able, she was a faithful servant in her church, rarely missing attendance. She sang in the church choir all of her life. She was a member of Woodland Heights Baptist in Forest Hills and she and Art served at Hallmark Baptist. While living in Granbury, she attended Lakeside Baptist.
She made her last residence Heritage Place a senior residence where she lived independently with the help of palliative care and the diligent care of her daughter, Donna. There she made a Plethora of dear friends. She left this earth ready to be with her Lord and all the loved ones who were awaiting her arrival. What a celebration homecoming that must have been.