Dovex Faye (Willis) Liveley

Monday, January 4, 2021

Dovex Faye (Willis) Liveley, 93 recently of Nevada, passed away at Nevada Regional Medical Center of natural causes on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020.

She and her twin brother were born at home in Dodge City, Kan., on Oct. 12, 1927. Her parents were Winnifred Alice (Borden) Willis and John Lawrence Willis. She was the last surviving member of 11 children and seven stepchildren, the next to youngest of all 18 children.

Dovex married her stepbrother, Clyde Sr., on June 14, 1944, and he preceded her in death in October of 1995 as did her oldest son Clyde Jr. in March of 2017.

Dovex worked for Rockwell International in California in the aerospace and electronic industry from the late 50ís until the mid 70ís. From the late 70ís to the early 80ís Dovex worked for the United States Census Bureau in Mo.

Dovex is survived by four children, Anita Ware of Nevada, Thomas Liveley and his wife, Diane, of Richland, Mo., Colleen Graves of Yucaipa, Calif., and Robert Liveley of Sheldon, Mo. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

No services are planned.

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