Dorothy Johnson

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Dorothy Johnson

November 21, 1933 - November 24, 2018

Dorothy Johnson Dorothy Jane Meeks Johnson, age 85, passed away on November 24, 2018. She was born in Duncan, Oklahoma to Joel Banks Meeks and Beth Thomas Meeks on november 21, 1933.
Dorothy attended schools all across the midwest until her father's career in the oil industry took the family to Purcell,Oklahoma. She attended Purcell High School and graduated in 1951. Dorothy then attended the University of Oklahoma and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. While a member of Alpha Gamma she met and married Bill Johnson in 1953. After Bill' graduation from OU they moved to Kansas City , Missouri where he attended dental school. They returned to Norman where Bill established his dental practice in 1959.
In addition to raising two daughters, Dorothy loved to travel, her cats and dogs and to decorate. She loved owning two stores, Congeries and The Columns. She also returned to OU and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1980.
Dorothy was a member of Assistance League, Reviewers Club , PEO and other community activities. She was proud to be a donor of her grandfather, Marshall Heck Thomas' memorabilia to the Western History Collection at the University of Oklahoma.
Dorothy was predeceased by her mother and father, sister Lou Ellen Malone and niece Kathleen Hess.
She is survived by her husband Bill Johnson: two daughters, Binx Mills and husband Garold, Audrey Gough and husband Lance; three grandsons, Jake Breathwit and Laura Weeks, Chase and Andrea Gough, Connell Gough and great-grandson Max Gough. She is also survived by her nephew Larry Malone and wife Debra, Julia, Nick and Remy Mettry; Josh, Amanda, Sage and Morrison Mills.
At her request there will be a private family celebration of her life. Her family wishes to thank all who cared for her in her sudden illness including Dr. Tom Merrill and Good Shepherd Hospice.
Published on November 28, 2018
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Garland & Judy Mills
Dec 01, 2018
Our heartfelt sorrow to Binx, a wonderful person who was nurtured by a classy mother have a beautiful spirit that reflects your quality of life, partly from her training ......we love you!!
Vicki Swann
Dec 01, 2018
So sorry to hear about Dorothy passing. I know she will be missed by all of you. We are thinking about you during your loss.
Love vicki
Sandra Huckby
Dec 01, 2018
I will remember her grace and smile. What an elegant lady she was.
Nancy Sherrill Holden
Dec 01, 2018
Sorry to hear about your mom-so hard to lose our moms, no matter how old we are-prayers for comfort and peace
John and Lisa Downs
Dec 01, 2018
What an interesting and beautiful lady. Sending our sympathy at this sad time.
Sue Thomas
Nov 30, 2018
It is with great sadness to learn of Dorothy's passing. She was a very special lady and I will miss her. I will share her information with our Chapter BP P.E.O.

In deepest sympathy, Sue Thomas