Dorothy Ann in her prime!
Dorothy Williams
  • 73 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 9, 1938
  • Place of birth:
    Enid, Oklahoma, United States
  • Date of passing: Oct 27, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Buck Up

This memorial website was created in the memory of Dorothy A. Williams born on September 9, 1938 and passed away on October 27, 2011 at the age of 73. We miss her badly and will remember her forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by john williams on 28th October 2016

"5 years ago today was a sad one as you left the earth.  Miss you and love you everyday."

This tribute was added by Georgia Draper on 27th October 2016

"Still think of you every day -- miss you -- loive you."

This tribute was added by john williams on 10th September 2016

"Happy birthday Mom!  Hard to believe how time flies by here on earth.  Is it the same in heaven?  All is well here in Idaho as the summer comes to a close.  I will be in KC next week and will be thinking of you.  Love you and miss you a lot."

This tribute was added by Georgia Draper on 9th September 2016

"I still miss you and think of you every day.  Love"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 9th September 2015

"Happy Birthday Mom I love you and will think about you all day"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 9th September 2015

"Happy Birthday Mom I love you and will think about you all day"

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 9th September 2015

"Happy Birthday Mom! It's hard to believe you would be 77 years old today! I wish you were here to celebrate your life with us, you left us way too soon. You are always in my heart and thoughts..
Love, Chelsea"

This tribute was added by john williams on 9th September 2015

"Happy 77th Mom!  Thinking about you a lot lately.  Miss you!"

This tribute was added by Georgia Draper on 27th October 2014

"Dorothy, several things going on that we would be talking over.  I really miss our conversations.  You are always in my thoughts.  Love"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 27th October 2014

"Hello Mother... Thank you for watching over us.  I love you and miss you.  We had a nice family gathering at Joe & Miranda's wedding wish you were there.

Lori"

This tribute was added by Harriet Smock on 9th September 2014

"Dorothy Ann,
You are gone but truly you are not forgotten.  Your smile, your laugh, your funny stories, and your gentle spirit are with me constantly.
Love you,
Harriet"

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 9th September 2014

"Happy Birthday Mom! You are always in my thoughts, truly loved and forever missed. I know you are resting in heavenly peace. Love, Chelsea"

This tribute was added by Georgia Draper on 9th September 2014

"Dorothy, you remain in my thoughts always.Thought of you first thing today when I looked at the date -- your birthday.  Love you and miss you.  So many thing happening which I would love to discuss with you."

This tribute was added by john williams on 9th September 2014

"Happy Birthday Mom! Hard to believe another year has quickly slipped away. We all miss you and think of you often. Happy to report that both Mitch and Dina are now attending college. Seems like just yesterday they were born.  Love always..."

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 9th September 2014

"Good Morning Mom & Happy Birthday.  As you know, I think about you and love you a lot!!

Lori"

This tribute was added by john williams on 11th May 2014

"Happy Mother's day. Miss you and think about you often and especially on this special day dedicated to honoring all moms. Please let your mom know how much we love her and miss her too. Love always and forever."

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 27th October 2013

"Good morning Mom, it's a beautiful sunny Sunday and another year has passed since you left us..You are always with me in my thoughts and memories. Love always, Chelsea"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 27th October 2013

"I can't believe it's been another year.  I'll never forget that day as long as I live.  I love you and miss you very much."

This tribute was added by Harriet Smock on 10th September 2013

"Hi Dorothy Ann,
The word 'unforgettable' comes to mind...I will never forget you and will always be SO glad we were cousins.
Love you,
Harriet"

This tribute was added by john williams on 9th September 2013

"Happy Birthday Mom!  Can't believe how fast the time is passing and we all sure do miss you and think about you often.  Lots of love..."

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 9th September 2013

"Happy Birthday Mom..I love you  and miss you all the time...love,
Chelsea"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 9th September 2013

"Good Morning Mom, Happy Birthday!!  I love you and miss you.

Hugs and kisses."

This tribute was added by john williams on 12th May 2013

"Happy Mother's Day!  We think about you all the time and really miss being able to see and speak with you. Wishing Grace a joyous Mother's
Day too! Love forever."

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 12th May 2013

"I miss you Mom, and love you. Thinking of you a lot today on Mother's Day.  We are also celebrating the end of an ordeal--we are so sorry you were betrayed by selfish greedy people who claimed to be your friends. I hope you are resting in  a little more peace now. Love, chelsea"

This tribute was added by john williams on 27th October 2012

"Hi Mom.  Hard to believe it's been a year since you left us here on earth. I trust all is well in the after life.  Sure do miss you and think about you often.  Love always, your son."

This tribute was added by Harriet Smock on 27th October 2012

"Dorothy Ann,
Can it be a year already?  It seems only yesterday that I called and talked with you and laughed with you and shared with you.  I think of you often and miss you very, very much!
Love you, Harriet"

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 27th October 2012

"Hi Mom,
I love you and miss you...it's been a year since you said goodbye to us.  You are very very missed!  Today  we are cheering brother John on to what we hope is a tennis victory and just last year we were hoping for the same thing, remember? I'm sure your are cheering for him in heaven. Johnny O" is thinking of you too with love.."

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 27th October 2012

"P.S.

Nothing new and  exciting to tell you about.  All is going well.  I've been thinking about you all week.  I miss you here.

Love Lori"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 27th October 2012

"Hello Mother,

I love you Mom...!!!  

Kisses & huggs"

This tribute was added by john williams on 10th September 2012

"Hi Mom.  It's your first birthday since you left us and needless to say it's more than a bit sad for us here on earth not to be able to talk with you.  I miss you and love you."

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 9th September 2012

"Happy Birthday Mom!  It's a beautiful day in your honor and you're in our hearts and thoughts today and everyday..I miss seeing you so much..
Be with me tomorrow and wish us luck!

Love,Chelsea"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 9th September 2012

"I moved in to my new place last weekend. Visit me at www.woolen-mill.
com.  My home phone number is 802-497-1952

Love, Lori"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 9th September 2012

"Happy Birthday Mom.  I love you and I miss you."

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 13th May 2012

"Happy Mother's Day Mom!  Almost every day something reminds me of you. I miss talking to you but actually I talk to you all the time..it's listening to you I miss the most--even though you often had to repeat yourself when delivering your good advice :) I  think I'm a better listener now...I love you Mom!"

This tribute was added by john williams on 13th May 2012

"Happy Mother's Day! I've been thinking about you a lot lately and hope that you are enjoy this special day with your mom. We all miss you a lot and send our love."

This tribute was added by J D MOONEY on 11th January 2012

"I am very glad that you where able to find the picture I took of Dorothy.
We at rehab miss her and will miss her.  Thank you for letting us
spend some time with her."

This tribute was added by Georgia Draper on 26th December 2011

"Dorothy, we just spent the first Christmas since you left us.  We always talked to each other on Christmas if we did not visit in person.  You can't know how many times I missed you over the past weeks.  I saw a lot of things you would like for Christmas while shopping.  Funny, it was hard to find the right thing when you were here.  Love you always."

This tribute was added by john williams on 25th December 2011

"Merry Christmas Mom!  I've spent the morning looking through photo albums (posted some new ones) and it brought back so many great memories but also made me quite sad because you are no longer here with us. On the bright side, I trust your are enjoying your first Christmas in heaven with your mom, dad and other family and friends. God Bless."

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 22nd November 2011

"This Thanksgiving, I am so thankful for my family.."

This tribute was added by Dean Williams on 21st November 2011

"Many thanks to John Williams for creating this memorial website to enable family and friends to pay tribute to loving mother lost much too soon. The unexpected severity and  and underlying nature of her illness made it almost a miracle that  out of town children were able to share in comfort and support during her final hours. Thanks to the Kansas city hospice for making these hours specia"

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 15th November 2011

"I think of you everyday, but today is special because you brought me into the world 39 years ago on this date! (That's my story and I'm sticking to it--I hope my secret's safe with you..:-) I love you and miss you so much."

This tribute was added by Pat Binda on 10th November 2011

"Knowing Dorothy was a priviledge and a joy.  As a neighbor and friend I will miss her outstanding intelligence and humor.  Her ability to meet head on all that life had to offer, both sorrows and joys, should be an example for all of us and, wow, could she work those crossword puzzles!  Bye Dorothy ........"

This tribute was added by richard smith on 9th November 2011

"We all missed your visit this year, especially your Aunt Dorothy.  She so looked forward to your stays with us.  You brought memories, laughter, cheer, and your own special warmth.  We kept inviting you to move to Culpeper; you seem like so much a part of our family.  We miss you, but we remember the wonderful times too!!"

This tribute was added by Emily Malin on 8th November 2011

"I unfortunately did not get to know my Grandmother very well, But I am really enjoying seeing all of these old pictures. I have never seen my grandparents at such a young age. So beautiful. Wish someone would have shown me these a long time ago!"

This tribute was added by Deb Burdick on 8th November 2011

"Dorothy----This message of love is from both me and your cousin MIke (Burdick) We want to say that you will be sorely missed by those who loved you-----we will always remember your beauty----your quiet dignity-----your sense of humor----your intellect----how gracious you were----and how private you were. Rest in peace, Dear Dorothy---"

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 7th November 2011

"Mom, I miss you today and everyday..your "ruby red slippers" guide me in my travels to and fro and remind me that truth and integrity are the 'yellow brick road" to peace.
Love,
Chelsea"

This tribute was added by Debbie Clark on 7th November 2011

"Dorothy was a kind, patient, understanding lovely lady.  So many times she held my inexperienced hand through a tough billing problem. But she always made it seem easy.  I will miss your sweet smiling face and can do attitude.  Rest in peace darlin'. You've earned a good rest.  
~Debbie Clark - Cretcher Heartland, LLC"

This tribute was added by Harriet Smock on 7th November 2011

"Dorothy Ann, if I could have chosen the BEST cousin ever, I would have chosen you!  Your intelligence, your wit, your interest in so many things made you special and unique.  If we laughed together once we must have laughed together a million times.  Your last words to me were, "Have a good time at the Smock Family Reunion."  Now you're at the family reunion...Love you, Harriet"

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 5th November 2011

"Hi Mom.....there is not a day that goes by that I don't think about you and look forward to checking all your online tributes.  Say Hi to all.    It has brought back so many good memories.  Thanks for being there for us."

This tribute was added by Joe Burdick on 5th November 2011

"Hello Dorothy, Thank You for for being a trusted friend and such a positive influence on my family. I feel sure Grace has already instructed you on proper english and etiquette in heaven. And George has probably already shown you his latest magic trick. Please tell my mom and dad (Jesse & Helen) I love them and think of them alot. I know you will be watching & protecting the ones you love."

This tribute was added by Jennifer Krizman on 4th November 2011

"John, Lori, and Chelsea,  I was so sorry to hear about your mom's illness and passing.  It seems that she handled both with the same character and dignity that she had throughout her life.  I know that your experience last week was both heart breaking and heart warming.  I hope you can find peace in happy memories. Love, Jenny (Regan)"

This tribute was added by Ken & Polly Prendergast on 4th November 2011

"We will remember all of the good times we had during the holidays and dinners with Dorothy, Dad & Georgia. You were a good friend and will truly be missed.  Our condolences to your family."

This tribute was added by john williams on 2nd November 2011

"Today is a very special day for both of us - the day you brought me into this world. I am sad that you had to leave it so soon but know you are in a better place. Love always, your son."

This tribute was added by Reza Eftekhar on 2nd November 2011

"Dorothy we got to know you through Dad and Georgia. You were such a delightful person to be around. We remember many years ago going to Tasso's with you and spending Thanksgiving with you last year. Those are memories we will never forget.  You will truly be missed."

This tribute was added by Chelsea Williams on 2nd November 2011

"I love you Mom and feel so blessed for the precious time we were able to share. Thank you for all you've given me of your spirit, your courage and dignity, your quick wit and humor...I will miss our long talks and slumber parties and enjoying our Quik-Trip cappuccinos together. I will miss so many things."

This tribute was added by colin bennett on 2nd November 2011

"Though I did not meet Dorothy, through my relationship with Lori I was able to learn of a mother, a woman with a bright mind and humor.

  Since Lori came back from Kansas much more has transpired of her love. It is a joy to hear such things. Bless you all for being there together for Dorothy."

This tribute was added by Georgia Draper on 2nd November 2011

"Dorothy, you were really my niece, but you were a lot like a sister or a lot like my daughter. You were truly my friend.  I will miss your ability to see the funny side of situations.  I will miss our conversations.  I will never stop missing you -- you left us so fast.  I love you dearly."

This tribute was added by Lori Collinsworth on 2nd November 2011

"I'll miss all of our talks and times we spent together.  I love you.  Ladybug"

This tribute was added by Lea Williams on 2nd November 2011

"Dorothy was a great Mother-in-Law. We always laughed at the silliest daily life events like husbands (our John) and cars repairs, or tinkering in the garage and the craziness of life. I always loved her quick wit and generosity of spirit. She will always be in our hearts and missed dearly."

This tribute was added by Dina Heidger on 1st November 2011

"Our heartfelt condolences to you, Lori, Chelsea and the whole family!"

This tribute was added by john williams on 1st November 2011

"Hi Mom. We've set up this site on the internet so all of those who you've touched can visit it as often as they wish to share images and stories and, most importantly, to remember how kind and wonderful a person you were. Thanks for everything. We miss you so much!"


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