Dottie Cory lost her battle to cancer on June 1, 2013, at 2:45 a.m.

Dottie Cory lost her battle to cancer on June 11, 2013, at 2:45 a.m.

She was born to Cella Monroe Bates and Bertie Keeney Bates on March 19, 1945 in Buckville, Ark. Dottie worked as a hairdresser for several years before starting a career as a supervisor at La-Z-Boy Midwest. In her retirement, Dottie became the co-owner of Clicks One Stop in Stella. Dottie was devoted to her family. Anyone who knew Dottie knew her family was her pride and joy. She has left a huge void in there hearts and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two grandsons, Jacob Cory and Alexander Sidney.

She is survived by three daughters: Jacki Corley and husband, Andy, Neosho, Jennifer Patrick, Goodman, and Jessica Patrick and husband, Brad, Goodman; nine grandchildren: Jami Payton and husband, Jake, Michael Woodrum, Sheldon Patrick, Randy Patrick, Cella Patrick, Myra Sidney, Breck Patrick, Kailey Patrick, Kelsey Patrick; two great- grandchildren: Aubrey Woodrum and Coleman Payton.

Dottie requested cremation and no services.

Family will accept cards to Jennifer Patrick 13520 Sorrel Rd., Goodman 64843.

Cremation services under the direction of Midland Cremation Society, Joplin.