Dorothy Holt

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Dorothy Dottye Holt Dorothy Dottye Holt, 88, Topeka, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014. Dottye was born October 21, 1925, the daughter of John and Maggie Reed Bogue. She graduated from Leon High School in 1942 and taught school four years, 1942-1946. On October 30, 1946, Dottye and Don Holt were united in marriage in Douglass, Kansas. They enjoyed over 63 years together. Don passed October 22, 2010. Since 1963, Dottye was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Topeka, where she served as Secretary and devoted Sunday School teacher for many years. In 2010, Dottye and Don moved to McCrite Plaza Retirement Community, where she was active in Bible Trivia, Resident Council and various other activities. Dottye is survived by her children, James D. Holt (Karen) Valley Center, John D. Holt (Christy), Susie Atha (Al) and Carita Hoover (Kreg), all of Topeka; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Ruth Broyles, Wichita; many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Dawna Marie Covington Kent, and her sister, Pauline Meredith of Fredonia. Family will greet friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka KS 66614. Funeral service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church. Private burial will be at a later date in Leon, Kansas. Memorial contributions are suggested to First Southern Baptist Church (for Missions), 1912 SW Gage Blvd., Topeka KS 66604 or to Topeka Rescue Mission, PO Box 8350, Topeka KS 66608. Online condolences may be sent to Dorothy Holt

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Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home
2801 SW Urish Road Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 272-7888
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Aug. 6, 2014
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