Dorothy Carol Barnes was born in Durant, Okla., on Dec. 30, 1935, to Elzie “Jack” Robertson and Elmer Alene Beal. Dorothy passed away at her home in Scurry, Texas, on Oct. 14, 2013.
Dorothy was raised in Durant and moved to Queen Creek, Ariz., for a while before moving to Texas. In 1981, Dorothy moved to Scurry. In 1951, Dorothy married Billy Gene Barnes in Durant, Oklahoma and he preceded Dorothy in death on July 10, 2007.