Dorothy (Dotty) Dean Branch (Oliver, Lehman), 83 years old, went on to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 30, 2019.
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Dotty was born on January 10, 1936 in Mexico, MO to Charles and Florence Davidson Oliver. Dotty graduated high school from Mokane High School. She married the love of her life William (Bill) Branch on February 12, 1965. Her hobbies included camping, craft shows, cooking, and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father Earnest Fisher, her first husband Carroll Lehman, her sister Lorraine Davis and brothers Ralph, Charles, Wesley, David, and Orlando. Grandchildren Gary Lehman, Lance Loveless and Dennis Knott.
She is survived by husband Bill and seven children Terrie Laswell and husband Bob, Gerald Lehman, Cathie Lehman, Carolyn O’Connor and husband Tom, Pamela Knott and husband Tom, William Lehman and wife Francine and Cindy Hassler, 19 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
A Celebration of life for Dotty will be on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Northside Christian Church in Springfield, MO with a short memorial service at 1:00 pm followed by visitation at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Northside Christian Church 4902 State Hwy H, Springfield MO 65803.