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Dorothy (Doakes) Anderson

Dorothy (Doakes) Anderson, 78, of Beggs, died Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at her home. Mrs. Anderson was born August 20, 1927 in Beggs to Dennis Flynn and Ivory (Arbuckle) Doakes. She graduated from Wheatley High School and Langston University and was a home economist for the State of Oklahoma. She lived in Idabel for 25 years before retiring and returning to Beggs. She was a member of Handy Chapel AME Church and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Survivors include a sister, Doris Wright of Oklahoma City, a sister-in-law, Corine Doakes of Beggs and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Arben Doakes.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 11, 2006 at the Okmulgee Cemetery with Reverend Joe Lewis officiating. Friends may visit the funeral home from 10-8 on Friday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Beggs.