Dorothy (Hutchison) Meadows, 91, St. Joseph, MO

Published 02/18 2014 09:25AM

Updated 02/18 2014 09:27AM

Dorothy (Hutchison) Meadows, 91, St. Joseph, Missouri went home to be with the Lord Jesus Sunday, February 16, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born May 1, 1922 to Ralph and Mary (Tritten) Hutchison in Agency, Missouri.

She graduated from Central High School in 1939 and attended Hillyard’s for Nursing School where she obtained her LPN. She worked at Sister’s Hospital and Methodist Hospital for several years, then at several nursing homes.

Dorothy has been a member of Wesley United Methodist Church since 1934, American Business Woman’s Association and volunteered at Camp Quality for over fifteen years. She also loved dancing and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Robert Hutchison.

Survivors: children, Sandra Henry, Scottsdale, Arizona, Deberah Trail (Melvin), St. Joseph, Missouri, Julia Gatton, St. Joseph, Missouri, Marc Meadows (Donna), St. Joseph, Missouri, Brenda Meadows, Spokane, Washington, and Marilee Montgomery, St. Joseph, Missouri; adopted daughter, Deb Marriott, St. Joseph, Missouri; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Paul Michael Hutchison, Lake Roosevelt, Arizona.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Thursday, Wesley United Methodist Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church. Ms. Meadows will be removed from Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory to arrive at the church one hour prior to the service. Online guest book and obituary at

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