Dorothy DeJournett, daughter of the late Winzel Lee "Jack" and Leah Virginia Curd McCollum, was born in Avert, Missouri on March 4, 1932, and passed away at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on February 15, 2016, at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 11 days.
Dorothy had lived Avert and Park Hills before moving to Dexter several years ago. She was of the Baptist faith.
On August 23, 1947, she married Wiley DeJournett in Piggott, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on December 15, 2014.
Surviving are one sister, Joyce Matney of Benton, Missouri; one nephew and wife, Mike & Tammy McCollum of Dexter, Missouri. Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sheri DeJournett; three nephews and one niece.
Friends may call after 11:00 am on Friday, February 19, 2016, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 19, 2016, at 1:00 pm at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri with Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter, Missouri officiating.
Interment will follow in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri. Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri in charge of all arrangements.