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 Dorothy Louise <I>Preston</I> Houston

Dorothy Louise Preston Houston

Eldorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 10 Apr 2008 (aged 87)
Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon, USA
Burial Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 153866644 · View Source
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Dorothy Louise Houston, age 87 of Hillsboro, Oregon, died on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Graveside Services were held on Sunday, April 13, 2008 at Noon at Valley Memorial Park at 3809 Tualatin Valley Hwy. in Hillsboro. Interment followed the services at Valley Memorial Park.

Dorothy Louise Houston, was born on June 18, 1920 in Eldorado, Oklahoma, the daughter of Walter and Julie (McMullen) Preston. She was raised and educated in Olustee, Oklahoma and nearly finished high school when she had to quit because of the World War Two.

She married Thomas Alvie Houston on July 26, 1942 in Altus, Oklahoma. After her marriage to Alvie, they moved to the Washington Coast where they made their home for many years. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband in March of 1970. They celebrated 28 years of marriage before his death. She moved to Hillsboro, Oregon in 1979 and operated an adult foster home from 1980 to 2003.

She enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with family.

She was also preceded in death by son, Richard A. Houston in January of 1982. He was 31 years old.

Survivors include: 5 sons and their wives and 1 daughter:
_ Rod Houston and Kathryn, Hillsboro, OR
_Kerry Houston and Gwen, Hillsboro, OR
_Thomas Houston and Sandra, Hillsboro, OR
_ Lanny Houston and his wife Janie of Spokane, WA
_ Terry Houston of Pendleton, OR
_ Sandy Bunch of Phoenix, AZ
_Also surviving are ten grandchildren.

Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home at 2308 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, Oregon 503-357-2161

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 153866644
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Louise Preston Houston (18 Jun 1920–10 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153866644, citing Valley Memorial Park Cemetery, Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by kc (contributor 46949530) .