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Dorothy Joy Worley

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Dorothy Joy Worley Obituary
Dorothy Joy Worley, 88, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Alamogordo. She was born Oct. 9, 1923, in Chillicothe, Texas, to William Arnett and Minnie Easter (Stuckey) Lewis.
Joy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George Worley; son James Howard and son-in-law Charley Jouett.
She is survived by daughters Sandy Smith-Jouett, of Odessa, Texas, and Jan Clark and husband, Mike, of Pine, Ariz.; sons Richard Worley and wife, Vicki, of Cedar Park, Texas, and Dolph Worley and wife, Josie, of Alamogordo; brother Robert Lewis and wife, Miriam, of Alabama; sister Betty Lewis, of Midland, Texas; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Joy retired as business manager for the New Mexico Commission for the Blind and was very active in this community, including ABWA, Beta Sigma Phi, Doll Collectors Society and her church Eternity Baptist. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends who often found her in the garden.
Memorial services for Dorothy Joy Worley will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home, 1334 N. Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, with Pastor Larry Mizell officiating.
Private interment will take place at Fort Bliss National Cemetery.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 13 to Feb. 13, 2012
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