Mrs. Kinkade was born Dorothy Laverne Murphy on Oct. 11, 1917 in Bernie, Mo. , daughter of John and Mary Murphy. She had three sisters and four brothers and was preceded in death by all but one brother, J.W. Murphy, of Fisk, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Fred Kinkade; and by her grandson, Larry Dale Roberts.
Mrs. Kinkade has made her home with her daughter and son in law, Joy and Dale Roberts since the death of her husband in 2004. She was a member of Carpenter Street Baptist Church of Moberly, Mo. and attended Madison Baptist Church, Madison, Mo.
Mrs. Kinkade is survived by her five children, their spouses and families, Pat (Jim) Myles of Moberly, Joy (Dale) Roberts of Moberly, Betty (Howard) Stiner of Canton, Ohio, Jerry Kinkade of Santa Fe, N.M. and Bob (Shirley) Kinkade of Las Vegas, Nev. She leaves 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren, one brother, J.W. Murphy of Fisk, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Mildred Williams of Paradise, Calif.; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Services will be held at North Side Baptist Church in Bernie, Mo. where she and her husband were charter members.
The time of the service will be Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour before the service.