Schoolfield, Dorothy Hughes Passed from this life peacefully at home on January 17, 2009. Born March 23, 1919, to Nat and Bertha Hughes in De Queen, AR, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Hugh Malone Schoolfield in 1991. Her daughter and son-in-law Susan and Tom Doty, grandson Jason of McKinney, and granddaughter Sarah Doty of Denton survive her. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, cat fancier, yoga practitioner, amazing seamstress, patient mentor, thoughtful advisor, and trusted confidante. After retiring from her career at the FAA in Corpus Christi, TX, Dorothy was an avid duplicate bridge player, attaining the ACBL rank of Silver Life Master in August 2008. She enjoyed the last 2 years of her life at Highland Springs in North Dallas after moving to McKinney in 1996 from Temple, TX. Memorial service will be Wednesday, February 4 at 1:00 p.m. at Highland Springs, 8030 Frankfort Rd. Dallas 75252.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Jan. 22, 2009