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Dorothy May King

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 12:20 pm

Dorothy May King, 93, of Bowling Green passed away at her home Thursday, July 23, 2015, with her daughter at her side.
Funeral services were held Saturday July 25 at 11 a.m. at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Rev. John Pinkston officiating.
Visitation was held Saturday from 10 until the time of services.
Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the St. Charles Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Dorothy was born on January 14, 1922, in Buell, the daughter of Robert Nathan and Sarah Belle VanEssler Stepp.  She lived her childhood in St. Louis, Buell and Grassy.
Dorothy married Robert Louis King at midnight on New Years Eve January 1, 1943, in St. Louis.  He preceded her in death on April 26, 1987.
She is survived by her daughter Judith (Judy) Sue King of Bowling Green; brother Robert Nathan Stepp of Concord, Calif. and many beloved nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five brothers and five sisters.
Dorothy fellowshipped with the Bowling Green First United Methodist Church.
Dorothy had the heart of a servant and spent her life volunteering, working with multiple projects and organizations including children, the ill, the incarcerated and their families, as a caregiver for the family, foreign missions, relief work and making cookies and other food whenever needed.
She was often honored as Volunteer of the Year with various organizations.
Serving as pallbearers were Thomas King, Donald Stepp, Gary Neill, J.R. Mashburn, Gary Stroup and Nathan Ramsey.
Memorials may be made to the Pike County Home Health and Hospice or charity of choice.