Dorothy was a graduate of Belton High School in Belton, Missouri. She went on to receive her accounting degree at Longview Community College. She enjoyed working. Her working life included working at Mount Moriah Cemetery, accounting at Sutherlands Lumber, travel consulting at Automobile Club of Missouri, working as an accounting staff member at Fred Pryor Seminars, and serving as a school bus aid for special needs children with Crabtree Transportation. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law, Helen Thorton.
She is survived by her children, Doug Bishop and wife Jo of Rockaway Beach, Missouri, Bill Bishop and wife Holly of Belton, Missouri; Vicki Coleman and husband Dave of Belton, Missouri; 10 grandchildren, Trisha Person-Bishop, Rusty Bishop, Michael Bishop, Joseph Bishop, Katie Bishop, Jennifer Warren, Paige Woerner, Stevie Phillips, Josh Veach, and Jamie Smith; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, George Thorton of Belton, Missouri; and 2 nephews.
A graveside celebration of life will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, November 5, 2016. Inurnment will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Walker, Missouri.