Dorthy Virginia Fetters

Friday, January 9, 2015

Dorthy Virginia Fetters, 93, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Mercy Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1921, in Milo, Mo., the daughter of Charlie and Alta Mowry Scott. She was a 1941 graduate of Nevada, Mo., High School. She married Cecil Fetters on Sept. 7, 1946, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on May 6, 1996. She Worked at Key Work Clothes for 8 and 1/2 years then K-Mart of Springfield, Mo., for 8 and 1/2 years.

She enjoyed sewing and was an avid quilter. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, M&M Homebuilders Class, and the Call on Me Sewing Club. Dorthy was a member of both the V.F.W. Auxiliary, and Mercy Hospital Auxiliary for more than 30 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn Glessner (Randy), Springfield, Mo., and Virginia McCabe (Brian), Sierra Vista, Ariz.; three grandsons, Randy Glessner (Angie), Matthew McCabe, and Greg McCabe; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maxine Halcomb, Deerfield, Mo., and Velma Bobbett (Bernard), Eldorado Springs, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles P. Scott Jr.; and three sisters, Lotty Scott, Mable Leer, and Jessie Buenning.

William James Schafer will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 5 until 7 p.m., at the Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701.

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