In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions to the Bowers Chapel Cemetery left in care of Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel.
Dorothy Lou McCain was born August 3, 1926 in Urbana, Missouri, the 3rd of 9 children born to Albert Levi and Anna Pearl (Clymore) Williams. She passed away April 1, 2013 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
She graduated from Urbana High School a semester early so she could begin working at a defense plant in California. She later worked in the jewelry business in California. On December 26, 1947 she was united in marriage to Norman C. McCain in Springfield, Missouri. To this union four children were born.
Norman and Dorothy operated United Farm Agency in Versailles, Missouri from 1951 to 1957 when Norman moved to the home office in Kansas City. Dorothy became a full time homemaker and stay-at-home mom taking care of her family.
Growing up Dorothy was very athletic, playing high school basketball. She enjoyed playing golf, bowling, where she even bowled a 608 series; watching KU basketball and always referred to the players as “her boys”. Her favorite pastime was fishing either off of her boat dock at the Lake of the Ozarks or Bennett Springs. Another business that Dorothy and Norman enjoyed for many years was racing quarter horses at many different tracks from California, New Mexico to New York..
Dorothy was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sherry Lynn; her parents; 3 brothers, Glen, Ritchie and Louis; a sister, Helen Hooper; 2 grandsons, Lance Evans and Sean Sheldon.
She is survived by her loving husband Norman, of the home; son Norman, Jr. and wife Nancy of Lawrence, Kansas; 2 daughters, Debbie Sheldon and husband Randy of Osceola, Missouri and Sandy Pummill and husband Cliff of Leawood, Kansas; 3 brothers, Bud Williams and wife Ella, Bob Williams and wife Virginia, all of Liberty, Missouri, Lawrence Williams and wife Joyce of Lebanon, Missouri; sister, Martha Bricker of Urbana, Missouri; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Dorothy will always be loved and missed by family and friends.
Dorothy’s “Love of Life” was reflected in her 22 year battle with aneurisms.