Dorothy "Joan" Dean

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Dorothy "Joan" Dean, 85, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, in Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born March 16, 1929, in Oklahoma City, Okla., and resided most of her life in Wichita, Kan., graduating from East High School.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dana McGill; her parents, Calvin and Lucy Babb; and a brother, Kenneth Babb.

She moved to Shell Knob, in 1990, and was active in church and Bible studies. She was an artist and left many paintings showing her talent.

Survivors include: her husband, Roy; one daughter, Cindy Hall and her husband, Robbie, of Shell Knob; one son, Brad Baird and his wife, Julie, of Shell Knob; one stepson, Chris Dean and his wife, Denise, of Derby, Kan.; two step-daughters, Carol Parsons and her husband, John, of Derby, Kan., and Jenny Dean, of Wichita, Kan.; five grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Lohmer Full Gospel Church in Shell Knob, where services were held Saturday under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Pastor David Donaldson conducted the services.

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