In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Blue Ridge Church of God (Holiness) and left at the funeral home.
Dorothy Irene “Sissy” (Rountree) Hamby, of El Dorado Springs passed away on May 16, 2019. She was born March 4, 1935 to Joseph and Flossie Rountree.
Preceding her in death are her husband Dwight Hamby; her parents, Joseph and Flossie Rountree; and her three brothers: William/Billy Rountree, Joseph Rountree and Edward Rountree.
Survivors include her two children Tomma Fakhrzad and J. Steven Rockley, along with five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She worked as a waitress in North Kansas City and as an employee for the K.C. Gas Company. She also lived in Washington State, and New Mexico. After returning to El Dorado Springs, she worked at the Nevada State Hospital until her retirement.
At a very young age she felt her calling. She believed in serving others with a humble and a pure heart.
Dorothy loved, “All children with Joy!” And, her joy came from this love of children, the serving of others, and her love of El Dorado Springs.
Funeral services for Dorothy Hamby will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Chapel with Pastor Noel Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.