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Visitation:

Friday, January 5, 2018
10:00 to 11:00 am
Fort Des Moines Open Bible Church
1116 Army Post Road
Des Moines

Service:

Friday, January 5, 2018
11:00 am
Fort Des Moines Open Bible Church
1116 Army Post Road
Des Moines

Disposition:

Oralabor Cemetery
Ankeny

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Dorothy Mae Chaney Dorothy Mae Chaney, 69 died Friday December 22, 2017 at Methodist hospital. She was the daughter of Thomas King, Sr. and Thelma Chaney King.

She received her early education in the Helena, Arkansas public school system. Dorothy was a kind hearted, loving person who enjoyed reading and discussing current affairs. She had an irresistible love for her children and grandchildren, often bragging on their experiences. She frequented the public library often, selecting her newest books to read. She often kept in close contact with her many friends, who lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Nashville, Tn., where she herself had lived for many years. Dorothy was a part of the Mother's Board at Priest Lake Community Baptist Church, in Nashville, Tn.

She enjoyed this call upon her life and spread her joy amongst the congregation. Dorothy Mae Chaney was preceded in death by her Father, Thomas Charles King, Sr., Grandparents, Milton (Pennie) Chaney and Great grandson, Devin Chaney.

Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory, Mother, Thelma King of Helena, Arkansas. six daughters, two sons, two sisters, four brothers, fifteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Friday January 5, 2018 at Fort Des Moines Open Bible Church, With Pastor Rose Wallace of Grow Up Ministries officiating and Minister Thomas C. King, Eulogist. Interment will follow in Oralabor Cemetery, Ankeny, Iowa.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com