Dorothy Boatwright

Dorothy V. Boatwright (Filley)

Monday, February 6th, 1922 - Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Dorothy V. Boatwright, 98, St. Joseph MO, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020, at Carriage Square Living & Rehabilitation Center, St. Joseph, MO.

Funeral service will be 3:00 PM, Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS, with Rev. Rick Lumm officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, MO. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 to 3:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Atchison Humane Society or St. Joseph Animal Control & Rescue and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

Dorothy was born February 6, 1922, in Leavenworth, KS, the daughter of Allie and Mary (Outersky) Filley. She was a seamstress for Saunders Mop Factory. Dorothy was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Edgerton, MO. She enjoyed sewing, word search and adult coloring books. Dorothy especially enjoyed traveling with her husband to Minnesota a couple times a year to go fishing.

Dorothy married Edward Boatwright on August 17, 1944; he preceded her on February 17, 2006. Survivors include a sister, Mary Kay and Charles Zabel, Boulder, CO, nephews and nieces; Bruce and Phyllis Filley, St. Joseph, MO, Patricia and Kenny Massingill, Bashor, KS, Brent Filley, Hunnewell, MO, Jeff Zabel and Pete Zabel, CO., and numerous great nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded by her parents and a brother, Frank Charles Filley.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 9th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, February 9th, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home
    800 Kansas Ave
    Atchison, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, February 9th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Sunday, February 9th, 2020 3:00pm
    Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home
    800 Kansas Ave
    Atchison, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Sugar Creek Cemetery
    HWY 116
    RUSHVILLE, MO 64484
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Phyllis Berry

Posted at 08:55pm
She liked coming to our family reunions & was always very pleasant to visit with. She will be missed. We send our deepest condolences to her family. Love, Chuck & Phyllis Berry

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