Dorothy Mae Ball, daughter of Larry Olif and Beulah Mae (Sims) Plummer, was born December 10, 1930 on the Plummer family farm near Elm Grove in Woodward County, Oklahoma where she was raised. She departed this life on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid. She was 81 year of age.
Dorothy attended school at Richmond.
She was united in marriage to Alfred Ball, September 5, 1948 at the home of Rev. Milt Shuck near Elm Grove. They made their home north of Chester in Major County where they raised their three daughters; Leota, Mary and Sonya. Dorothy held several jobs including working at England Grocery, Chester Cafe and driving a school bus for the Waynoka Schools but mostly she was a homemaker for her family. She was an excellent seamstress, sewing for her family and any child who needed a pageant or special dress. She liked camping and snow skiing and painting junk art, taking classes from Verla Severn. She was a fantastic at housekeeping and a very good cook. she always supported her children and grandchildren at whatever activity they were involved with. She was a member of the Elm Grove Assembly of God Church where she was in charge of the Cradle Roll for years.
She is survived by her husband Alfred Ball of Fairview, three daughters; Leota Betts of Oklahoma City, Mary Boren and husband Jeff of Moore and Sonya Darr and husband Travis of Fairview, fourteen grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, one grandson, Michael Childers, four sisters, May, Orvella, Avis and Joseephine and four brothers, Jerry, Bill, Jack and Buddy.
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