Dorothy's Story

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Dorothy Maxine Fowler of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Gus Lance and Myrtle (Brown) Hopkins on May 15, 1923 in Salina, Oklahoma and passed from this life on September 12, 2016 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 93 years.
Maxine grew up and attended school in Earlsboro, Oklahoma. She was a Rosie the Rivitor for Douglas Aircraft. On March 29, 1947, Maxine married Woody H. Fowler in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
She owned and operated Barbara's Dress Shop in Pauls Valley. Maxine was a Chaplain Assistant at the Pauls Valley State School and retired after 20 years of service. She attended Greater Dimension and Light of the World Pentecostal Church.
She loved clothing and the latest fashions. Maxine loved baking pies and cooking for her family. She was a prayer warrior and loved the Lord. The highlight of her life was her family.
Mrs. Fowler is survived by her son, Woody Fowler of Cherrylog, Georgia; daughters: Connie Wright and husband Gary of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and Sherri Finley and husband Karol of Lindsay, Oklahoma; 2 sisters: Jo Hamman of Sulphur, Oklahoma and Shirley Hopkins of Stratford, Oklahoma; 15 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Fowler was preceded in death by her husband Woody H. Fowler; 2 sons, Steve Fowler and Donald Fowler; parents Gus Lance and Myrtle Hopkins; 3 brothers: Paul, Ted, and Bob Hopkins; 3 sisters: Nell Grey, Betty Gomes, and Grace Brown; and 1 daughter-in-law, Jane Fowler.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the Wooster Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Coby Paul Wright officiating.
Interment will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home. You may send a condolence to the family at www.woosterfuneralhomes.com.
Thank you to Pauls Valley Care Center and Valley Hospice for all the love and care you gave our precious mother. She loved you all. The family requests memorials be made to Valley Hospice, 100 Valley Dr., Pauls Valley, Ok 73075.
Published on September 13, 2016
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