Dorothy Baughman, 80, of Nevada, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Mercy Hospital, in Joplin, Mo.
Dorothy was born in Longview, Texas, on Aug. 21, 1935, to John and Pearl (Cowling) Jester. Dorothy loved life, her family, square dancing, and shopping at thrift stores.
She leaves behind two sisters, Betty Jo Sinski of Texas, and Mazel Brown of Florida; nine children, Jesse Jester (Carol) of Parkville, Mo., Joel Shaffer (Debbie) of Moundville, Mo., Sabrena Allison (Larry) of Kansas City, Mo., Charles Baughman (Kathy) of Kansas City, Kan., Vanessa Carroll of Nevada, Mo., Edward R. Baughman Jr. (Marla) of Denver, Colo., Aaron R. Baughman (Robin) of Denver, Colo., Larry Baughman and Amy Weber of Nevada, Mo., and John A. Baughman of Milo, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Aug. 23, in Kansas City, Mo. A candlelight memorial will be held at 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 28, at Radio Springs Park, in Nevada, Mo., for those who would like to attend.