Mrs. Dorothy Swadley 85, of Gladstone, Mo., formerly of Monett, passed away at home of natural causes Wednesday August 19, 2009, just days before her 86th birthday.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Junior Leon Swadley.
Dorothy is survived by her childern, Gerald Swadley of Escondido, Calif, Deborah Purvis, Gladstone, Mo., Richie Swadley, Lee's Summit, Mo., and Karen Yancey, Wichita, Kan. Dorothy is also survived by 14 grandchildern and 22 great-grandchildern.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Dorothy was a wonderful Christian woman who loved the Lord, cared about all people and always had kind words of encouragement.
Visitation will be held at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett, Mo. Friday, August 21 from 6:30 till 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday August 22, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington. Burial at Kings Prairie Cemetery, Monett.
Condolences may be made online at www.bennettwormington.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett, Missouri.