Obituary for Dorothy Powell, 95

June 15,1922 To November 23,2016,

Visitation
One hour before the service, 10-11 AM, Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette

Funeral Services
11 AM Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette

Interment
Fayette City Cemetery

Memorials
First Baptist Church of Fayette

Dorothy Powell 1922 – 2016 Fayette resident, Dorothy Powell, passed away on November 23, 2016 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was 94 years of age. Dorothy B. Powell was born in Boone County on June 15, 1922 to Larkin and Cora Lee (Carr) Keyton. She was raised on a farm near Harrisburg and graduated from Sturgeon High School. On October 31, 1940 Dorothy married Madison Powell. Madison preceded her in death December 18, 1978. Dorothy was always very social and stayed active in local clubs and organizations. She was a devout, longtime member of First Baptist Church of Fayette, and taught Sunday school there for over 35 years. She was a homemaker who truly knew what it meant to have a blessed home. Family always came first, and that foundation was built on strong faith and prayer. She was a special person who was beloved by her family. When she was able, Dorothy loved to cook and go bowling. She always kept up with current news events and enjoyed following many sports, including NASCAR. She is survived by her three children, Karen (Lee) Schweighauser of Fayette, MO, Gary (Mary) Powell of Columbia, MO and Dana (Don) Bair of Springfield, MO; a brother, Clay (Mary) Keyton of Clark, MO; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by her grandson, Marlon Schweighauser, and a brother, Billy Keyton. Services for Mrs. Powell are 11 AM, Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette, with Revs. Gardell Powell and James Briggs officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Fayette City Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Fayette, in care of the funeral home.