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Dorothy Morrow

January 22, 1941 — June 26, 2023

Dorothy Morrow

Dorothy Frances Morrow, age 82 of Clay Center, passed away Monday, June 26, 2023 at the Clay County Medical Center.

She was born on January 22, 1941 in Johnson City, Tennessee, the daughter of Alfred Clifford and Emma Myrtle (Smith) Pritchard.

She grew up in an orphanage and later in a group home for girls. She married Lloyd Montgomery Bigger in 1960 in Glendale, Arizona. They later divorced. She worked many jobs in her lifetime, from picking cotton as a teen, working in the school cafeteria in Glendale, shrimping in Gulfport, Mississippi. Her last job before retirement was with Checker Auto.

She loved fishing, playing cards, board games and spending time with her family, especially her grandkids and great-grandkids. The outdoors was her favorite place to be, often camping with her dog, Sugar.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Eric Johnson.

Survivors include her two daughters, Kay Johnson of Clay Center and Ann Gogel and husband Gilbert of Queen Creek, Arizona; four grandchildren, Jenifer Davies and husband Steve of Clay Center, T. J. Davis and wife Desirae of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Michael Gogel of Queen Creek, Arizona and Chad Gogel and wife Natalie of Reno, Nevada; five great grandchildren, Coby Davies, Corbyn Davies, Amber Johnson, Cole Davies, and Eliana Gogel.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2023 at the Clifton IOOF Cemetery, north of Clifton with Pastor Kevin Larson officiating.  Respect calls may be made from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2023 with family greeting friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Clay County Animal and Rescue Education Center (CCARE).  Contributions may be left in care  of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.

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Past Services


Thursday, July 6, 2023

9:00am - 6:00pm (Central time)

Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home

303 S. Broadway, Riley, KS 66531

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Graveside Service

Friday, July 7, 2023

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