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Dorothy Marchant

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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Dorothy Marchant, daughter of the late Walter Lee and Emma Leona Dennison Bell, was born in Dexter on Oct. 2, 1931, and died at her home in Dexter on June 22, 2009, at the age of 77.

Dorothy lived in Michigan for 40 years and returned to Dexter in 1989. She had owned the D & C Cafe in Bernie for many years and had worked at Town & County Super Market. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter.

On Nov. 6, 1948, she was married to Cyril Marchant in Piggott, Ark.

Surviving are her husband, Cyril Marchant of Dexter; three daughters and sons-in-law, Anna Goodboo, Emma and Wayne Razer and Kathy and Vernon Christian, all of Dexter; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Jennifer Marchant of Topeka, Ind., Ed and Becky Marchant of Dexteri; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Amy Blocker of Dexter. Other relatives and friends also survive. Preceding her in death were one brother, Charles Bell; and two sons-in-law, Gene Goodboo and Ronald Masters.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 from 5-8 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexteri with the Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation, c/o Watkins & Sons Funeral Service, PO Box 96, Dexter, Mo. 63841.