Dorothy Jean Flory 1923 - 2013
Dorothy Jean Flory, age 89, of Overbrook, passed away February 26, 2013 at Brookside Manor in Overbrook. Dorothy Jean (Bachelor) was born April 6, 1923 to William Bachelor and Estella May (Strong) Bachelor of a farm north of Overbrook.
She worked at Fishers I.G.A. and O’Bryhim’s Grocery Store and then decided to attend Beautician School in Topeka. After her graduation she opened Dot’s Beauty Shop in Overbrook, which she owned until she was forced to retire, due to health in 2005.
Dorothy married Donald C. Flory, December 27, 1941 at Olathe, Kansas. He preceded her in death on September 30, 1997.
She is also preceded in death by her parents; one sister Bertha Kelly Wolfe; two brothers, Homer L. Bachelor and Lloyd W. Bachelor, Sr.
Dorothy is survived by a brother-in-law, Roland Flory and his wife Connie of Cary, North Carolina, a sister-in-law, Olive Street of Tecumseh; several nieces, nephews and cousins as well as lots of good friends and neighbors.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Lone Star Church of the Brethren, rural Douglas County. Burial will follow at Washington Creek Cemetery
The family will meet with friends form 9:00 a.m. to the service hour at the church on Saturday.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Grace Hospice, Lone Star Church of the Brethren, or Brookside Manor, c/o Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home, 730 Western Heights Drive, Overbrook, Kansas 66524. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.
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