The Gazette Weekly
Dorothy B. Winfrey, 98, Sibley, MO passed away Dec. 25, 2013. Services will be at 2 pm, Sat., Dec. 28 at Six Mile Baptist Church, 26005 E. Blue Mills Rd., Sibley, MO 64088; interment at Six Mile Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 pm before the service at the church. The family suggests contributions to the Six Mile Cemetery Association.
Dorothy was born April 9, 1915 in rural Jackson County near Levasy and was a life-long area resident. She graduated from Halls Memorial High School in Buckner. She was also a life-long member of the Six Mile Baptist Church where she was a faithful member and attended every Sunday. While serving as the Church Historian, she wrote the history of the church and also taught adult Sunday School. She loved gardening flowers and vegetables. In 1932, Dorothy was crowned the Missouri State Canning Champion at the State Fair in Sedalia. She also enjoyed quilting and was an excellent cook who was known for her desserts – especially her donuts. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband David M. Winfrey and brothers Roger Bowling and Herbert Bowing, Jr. She is survived by daughters Catherine Broer and husband Tim, Iowa Falls, IA; Martha Cunningham and husband Terry, Salem, MO; sons Roger Winfrey and wife Barbara; Edwin Winfrey and wife Cindy, all of Sibley, MO; sister Marjorie Perrin, Buckner, MO; grandchildren Karl Broer, Anna Weis, Rebecca Cunningham, Kinley Winfrey, Roger Winfrey, Gitta Winfrey, Harley Winfrey, David Winfrey, Charles Winfrey, Glenn Winfrey and four great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.speakschapel.com.