Dora Jane (Bentley) Williamson was born to Jay and Evelyn Bentley in Leedey, OK on July 24, 1948. She passed from this life on July 22, 2020 at the age of 71 years, 11 months, and 29 days. She grew up in the Leedey area, attending Liberty Center School and Leedey High School through the 11th grade. She later completed her G.E.D. in 1995. She was married to Kenny Williamson on Dec 31, 1993 in Leedey. Dora had five children through a previous marriage: Terry, Paula, Kay, Dawn, and Misti. She worked several jobs including being a beautician and the owner/operator of a restaurant. Dora served on the Leedey School Board and was involved with 4-H and FFA. She was also a member of the Hammon Community Fellowship Church. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling, fishing, camping, playing cards, dominoes, and marbles, and attending car races. Dora especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Dora was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Larry Bentley.
Dora is survived by her husband Kenny Williamson of the home; sister Ramona Burleson of Elk City, OK; her five children: Terry Smith and wife Dena of Camargo, OK, Paula Gage and husband Nelson of Oklahoma City, Kay Kirby of Sayre, OK, Dawn Hall and husband Raymond of Lawton, OK, and Misti Sherlin and husband Donnie of Leedey; 15 grandchildren: Jerri Gayle Bagley of Camargo, Loney Gamble of Woodward, OK, Kelca Bagley of Camargo, Maggie Smith of Weatherford, OK, Garett Gage and wife Mai of Japan, Hannah Gage of Oklahoma City, Kameron Kirby and partner Kelcie of Willow, OK, Adam Kirby of Los Angeles, CA, Kaytlin Kirby of Sayre, OK, Michelle Hall of Lawton, OK, Jennifer Hall of Lawton, Cameron Hall of Lawton, Austin Cearlock and wife Destiny of Leedey, Breyden Cearlock of Leedey, and Cayne Cearlock of Leedey, 7 great grandchildren; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, second cousins, and friends.
Memorial Donations in Dora’s honor may be made to the Leedey Education Fund in with Shaw Funeral Home (Box 276, Vici, OK 73859) serving as custodian of the funds.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, July 27, 2020 at the Hammon Community Fellowship Church. Burial is to follow at Moorewood Cemetery. Condolences may be made to the family at shawfuneralhome.net. Shaw Funeral Home of Leedey.