Dorothy Patricia Hagan, age 95, former resident of Columbia, Missouri died on November 11, 2020 at River City Living Community, Jefferson City, Missouri.
Dorothy Patricia was born May 3, 1925, the daughter of Elgin and June Botts in Meadville, Missouri, on the family farm.
She attended school until the eighth grade at the Botts School (one room school house), then attended and graduated from Meadville High School in 1943. She was a member of the Botts Beavers 4-H Club from 1937-1943.
Dorothy was baptized at an early age and was a member of the Church of Christ in rural Meadville and Columbia all her life.
Upon graduation she attended the Kansas City General Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City, Missouri from 1943-1946. She achieved her nursing degree and was a Registered Nurse until 1989. She worked at the University of Missouri Student Health Center, the Ellis Fischel Cancer Hospital, Stephens College Health Center and for the Columbia Public School District.
She married Francis Lee Hagan on September 9th, 1948 at the Christian Church in Columbia, Missouri. He preceded her in death on March 30th, 1998.
Dorothy not only spent time taking care of others, she also enjoyed traveling across the United States and even traveled to Europe and Israel.
Survivors include three children, Pat and Rex Wood of Meadville, Missouri; David and Barb Hagan of Jefferson City, Missouri; and Jack Hagan of Caldwell, Idaho; one sister, Ruth Long of St Joseph Missouri; one brother, Dale and Sarah Botts, of Meadville, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Theo Botts of Columbia, Missouri; eight grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded her in death, her husband, Francis Lee, her parents, Elgin and June Botts, one infant son Larry Dale, two brothers, Robert and John Botts, nephew, Jim Botts, great-nephew, Chris Pullum, brother-in-law Jim Long, sister-in-law Lola Botts, brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Mae Hagan, Jack and Jean Hagan, George and Dorothy Hagan, John and Dorothy Hagan and Max and Mae Nelle Turner.
A family graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Columbia Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Columbia Cemetery or Botts Cemetery (Meadville, Missouri).
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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