|Birth: ||Nov. 10, 1926|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1998|
Services for Dorothy Alice Courter of rural Perry will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at Buster Cemetery northeast of Perry.
Mrs. Courter, 72, died Friday, Dec. 25, 1998, at her home.
She was born Nov. 10, 1926, at Dunavant, the daughter of John M. and Vera Ruth Stephens May.
She lived in rural Perry for more than 37 years.
She was a homemaker and worked at the Kmart Distribution Center in Lawrence, retiring in 1989. She also had been a waitress at Lawrence restaurants and worked in the laundry of Hercules Powder Plant in DeSoto.
She was a member of Perry Christian Church. She graduated from Ozawkie High School in 1945.
She and Pleasant Franklin Courter were married July 17, 1945. He died Nov. 19, 1969.
Survivors include six sons, James Courter, John Courter and Carl Courter, all of Lawrence, Harold Courter, Mercer, Mo., and Thomas Courter and Allen Courter, both of Oskaloosa; five daughters, Rosie Sommerville, Oskaloosa, Vera Channel, Winchester, Louise Bonham, Wellsville, Margaret Courter, Perry, and Melba Fisher, Eudora; four brothers, Vernon May, Hamlin, John May, Eudora, Charles May, Lawrence, and Ralph May, Groves, Tex.; five sisters, Wilma Shepherd and Mildred Morris, both of Eudora, Donna Courter and Mera Mize, both of Oskaloosa, and Ruth Nading of Marion, Iowa; 24 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Saturday, December 26, 1998 ljworld
Harold Neil Courter (1928 - 1993)
Jesse D Courter (1959 - 1978)*
Nina Faye Courter (1961 - 1963)*
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