Archive for Thursday, August 24, 2000

Dorothy Shockey

August 24, 2000


Private services for Dorothy M. Shockey, 87, Topeka, will be at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.

Ms. Shockey died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at Providence Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.

She was born June 9, 1913, in Lawrence, the daughter of Howard M. and Hattie (Elston) Shockey. She attended Lawrence schools and graduated from Kansas University.

Ms. Shockey had worked 31 years for Santa Fe Railway Co. on the Coast and Eastern lines before retiring in 1978. She was a member of the Central United Methodist Church, Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Eastern Star, Needles, Calif.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials to the Central United Methodist Church, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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