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Dorothy Elaine “Dot” Morrison Arnote

Birth
Winston, Daviess County, Missouri, USA
Death 31 Jan 2018 (aged 84)
Prairie Village, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Mercer, Mercer County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 83398633 · View Source
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Dorothy Elaine Arnote, 84, of Prairie Village, KS, died peacefully at home Jan 31, 2018, after a courageous battle with vascular dementia. A visitation will be at Feb.3, at Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS, with service at 10am. Burial will follow at Salem Cemetery in Mercer County, MO.

"Dot" was born Oct. 12, 1933, in Winston, MO, the daughter of Lola May and Carl O. Morrison. She is preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, David Morrison. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Jim; her sons, Jay and Jeff; daughter-in-law, Deanne; and three grandchildren, Jared, Katie, and Allie Arnote.

Dot graduated from Gallatin High School where she was both Valedictorian and Homecoming Queen. She earned a Bachelors Degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia. While a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, she met Jim, and they married at the First Baptist Church of Gallatin, on Aug. 7, 1955. They moved to Kansas City, MO, where she worked as an Executive for Hallmark Cards.

Later, she led many community endeavors, including serving as President of the Research Hospital Women's Auxiliary. Dot was Vice Chairman of the Board, a Deacon, and sang in the choir at Cherokee Christian Church in Prairie Village, KS, where her family was active members. She was also involved in many neighborhood groups, bridge clubs, garden clubs, and house designer philanthropies. She was a cub scout leader and was involved in several mothers' organizations.

Dot's favorite pastime was collecting items to sell at her Church garage sale and at Research Hospital Charity sales.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3846 W 75th St, Prairie Village, KS 66208, or the First Christian Church of Princeton, 901 E. Main St., Princeton, MO 64673. Fond memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.johnsoncountychapel.com

Published in Kansas City Star on Feb. 1, 2018


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  • Maintained by: Nan Reuel
  • Originally Created by: classic
  • Added: 13 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83398633
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Elaine “Dot” Morrison Arnote (17 Oct 1933–31 Jan 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83398633, citing Salem Cemetery, Mercer, Mercer County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Nan Reuel (contributor 47105584) .