BERTRAND - Dorothy Dee Darby, 90, died at 11 p.m. Aug. 4, 2003, at the Bertrand Retirement Center.
Born March 19, 1913, in Marion County, Ala., to the late Silas and Villa Lovelace Howell, she had lived in Bertrand most of her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church.
On Dec. 25, 1940, she married Bill Darby, who preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 1991.
Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Vicki and Layne Adams of Tulsa, Okla., and Sheila White of Bertrand; one brother, Joe Frank Howell of Phil Campbell, Ala.; three sisters, Ethel Lee Tesney of Bertrand, Wilbe Lauderdale of Haleyville, Ala., and Faye Gaskin of Tuscumbia, Ala.; and three grandchildren, Amy Darby of Tulsa, Kristen White of Cape Girardeau and Ryan White of Bertrand.
Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Lee Fansler of Sikeston will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.