Dorothy May Nease


Dorothy May Nease, Fair Grove, was born October 13, 1926 to William and Lucy (Wiles) Anderson, and passed away September 28, 2017 at Maplewood Special Care Center, Springfield, at the age of 90.

Dorothy married Paul W. Nease on August  11, 1945. They were married 56 years.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was an active member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church I and WSCS until her health declined.

Dorothy worked for many years outside the home. At retirement, she and Paul enjoyed being with family and traveling the country enjoying the sights.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lucy (Wiles) Anderson; her husband, Paul Nease; her sister Adeline Scott and her husband, Tim; and her brother Venton Ray Anderson and his wife, Betty.

She is survived by her daughters, Connie Thomas and her husband, Jim, Fair Grove; Paulette Gosnell and her husband, Bill, Springfield; and Cindy Anderson and her husband, Rick, Marshfield; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her long-time friend, Vernetta Sare, Willard, MO.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Ebenezer I United Methodist Church, Springfield, MO, under the direction of Fraker Funeral Home, Marshfield. Interment will follow in Mt. Comfort Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017, at Fraker Funeral Home, Inc. Marshfield.

obituaryDoug Clark