Dorthy Mae McCallister

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Dorthy Mae McCallister, 81, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield.

She was born Aug.t 2, 1933, in Boone County, N.C., the daughter of Willard and Bessie (Oliver) Tucker. On Sept. 3, 1949, in Aurora, she was united in marriage to Thomas M. McCallister, who preceded her in death on March 12, 2015. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a granddaughter.

Survivors include: two sons, James McCallister and his wife, Terry, of Hobbs, N.M. and Larry McCallister and his wife, Mary, of Alpine, Texas; one brother, Howard Tucker and his wife, Mary, of Aurora; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She received her education in Aurora, where she graduated from high school. For several years, she was manager for Sears Retail Store in Ft. Stockton, Texas. She was a member of Lakeside Christian Church in Shell Knob. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

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