Dorothy Schmitt Young
Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 4:00 pm
Mrs. Dorothy Schmitt Young, 63, of Martin died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at her residence.
Services were held at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) at First United Methodist Church in Martin with Rev. Randy Cooper officiating. A graveside service and burial will be held on Thursday at Knob Noster Cemetery in Knob Noster, Mo. with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Young was born Aug. 3, 1948, in Kenneth, Kan., daughter of the late Willis John and Ethel Irene Westpfahl Schmitt. She worked in retail sales and farming. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Philip J. Young of Martin; one son, Terry Wayne Smith of Chilhowee, Mo.; three daughters, Leslie Ann Wendel of Antlers, Okla., Carrie Ann Ford of Joplin, Mo., and Mary Elizabeth Wicker of Aurora, Mo.; two brothers, Willie Leon Schmitt of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Jay Douglas Schmitt of Monterey, Calif.; one half brother, Dennis S. Lankford of Fremont, Neb.; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.