She was born on October 20, 1959 in Galena, Kansas, to George Messer and Neoma Smith. They preceded her in death. Also preceding were her stepfather, Joe Smith; a sister, Jeanie Messer Burns; and a brother, George Hubbard.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Dale Raynor of the home; her children, Dexie Luttrell of Wells, Nevada, James Elton and wife Stacy of Baxter Springs, Kansas, Mike Elton and wife Majella of Wells, Nevada, Donna Raynor of Wells, Nevada, Crystal Raynor of Columbus, Kansas, Cindy Miller of Joplin, Missouri, Robin Raynor of Hillsboro, Missouri, and Makayla Raynor of Imperial, Missouri; 15 grandchildren; four sisters, Diana “Pete” Smith, Becky Tuggle, Jackie McLaughlin and Leanna Smith; three brothers, Rick Hubbard, Rocky Hubbard and Joe Smith.
Dorothy loved being surrounded by her kids and grandbabies. She was a long haul truck driver for many years. She loved bowling and fishing. She will be greatly missed.
Memorial services were Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. at Trinity Worship Center in Baxter Springs, Kansas.