Funeral services for Dorothy V. Lambert, 92, of Chickasha will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, in the Epworth United Methodist Church with Reverend Scott Keneda officiating.
Dorothy V. Lambert was born in Lookeba, Oklahoma, on January 7, 1921, the daughter of Stanley and Ethel Barrett Rosser. She died Monday, June 17, 2013 in Chickasha.
Dorothy was raised on the family farm near Lookeba-Sickles. She graduated from Sickles High School in 1938, and was the last surviving member of her class. She attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and later taught in a one room country school in the Niles community near Hinton, Oklahoma.
She married George Lambert in Gracemont, Oklahoma on June 23, 1940. They lived in Hinton, Oklahoma until 1952 where she owned a restaurant and later worked in a grocery store. They moved to Chickasha in 1952. She was Fountain Manager at Crown Drug Store for several years, and later working at JC Penny’s for twenty-seven years before retiring.
She was an active member of Epworth United Methodist Church. Where she was also active in the Wedding Ring Sunday School Class, Yet Set and Terrific Tuesday.
She and George enjoyed square dancing, camping and traveling with all their friends. She always looked forward to playing cards every Friday with her friends.
She was preceded in death by: both parents, husband; George Lambert of fifty-one years, brother; Melvin Rosser, sister; Nada Jackson, granddaughter; Carolyn Hartsburg Bridge and great granddaughters; Vanessa Hartsburg and Natasha Jaques.
Survivors include: daughter; Betty Jaques and husband Mike of Chickasha, Oklahoma son; Doug Lambert & wife Janet of Norman, Oklahoma sisters in law; Ann Bell of Weslaco, Texas and Jean Lambert of Denver City, Texas grandsons; Stan Jaques & Shari Kinsey of Chickasha, Oklahoma, Michael & Nancy Jo Lambert of Crossroads, Texas and David Lambert of Ardmore, Oklahoma granddaughters; Mark & Connie Jones of Tuttle, Oklahoma and Joe & Michelle Billington of Newcastle, Oklahoma thirteen great grandchildren, seven great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.