Dorothy Whitley


July 1, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Dorothy D. Whitley, 90, Iola, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Fountain Villa in Iola.
Dorothy was born April 9, 1924, in Croweburg, the daughter of David Ira and Minnie Marie (Greer) Darrow. She grew up at Pittsburg where she attended school. She had made her home in Iola in later years.
Survivors include four daughters, Marilyn Wiggins and husband Russell, Lawrence, Bonnie Steward and husband Jack, Iola, Lucinda Yeates and husband Mike, Comfort, Texas, and Kay Gross and husband Ben, Sedgwick; one brother, Lawrence Darrow and wife Noma, Oronogo, Mo.; 14 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husbands Del Roy Martin and Lester Whitley, Jr., and grandson Jerry Moses.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial service is at 2 p.m. Thursday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. To sign the guestbook online or leave a condolence, go to,

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