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1956 Dorothy 2022

Dorothy Louise Cameron

April 11, 1956 — October 11, 2022

Dorothy Louise Cameron, age 66, of Westphalia, Kansas, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at Garnett, Kansas.

Dorothy was the second of five children born to David and Mary Sherman on April 11, 1956, in Denver, Colorado. Her father was in the military so the family lived in several areas before they settled in California, where she graduated from Clovis High School and Fresno Pacific College with a music major. While in college and in the years following she toured the United States with the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra for four or five years. Dorothy also participated in figure roller skating across the United States with a team for 10 years, taking third at Nationals as a single.

Dorothy met Kenneth Porter in Fresno and they married in 1983. Four children were born to this union. They later divorced and she moved to Kansas with her children in 1992. Dorothy received her BS through Fresno and Jones International University. She was a substitute teacher and later worked various jobs. Dorothy loved creating and hand sewing many unique quilts, each a treasure for the recipient. She crocheted many slippers, blankets and scarves and shared them generously with friends and those in need. Dorothy also loved making cookies, as her phone message states! Dorothy was a very selfless, giving person, she especially loved her work as a caregiver to local citizens, helping them to remain in their homes.

When Dorothy was nine years old she accepted Jesus when she went with a girlfriend to church. Her real conversion was at age 16 at a Christian camp, in which she walked even closer with the Lord. She memorized scripture, and has participated in church choir and youth groups at Mont Ida Church since 1992. She was also involved in a quilting bee group and choir. Dorothy began writing the entire Bible last year in September and she nearly completed Genesis!

Dorothy's grandmother taught her to quilt when she was a teenager, she made an outfit for herself when she was in junior high. She then taught her two daughters to crochet when they were young girls.

Dorothy is survived by her four children, Benjamin Porter and Carrie of Fresno, California, Douglas Porter and Sara Jayne and granddaughter Harper of Dodge City, Kansas; Sarah Neely and John and grandson Eli of Texas, and Grace Butler and Quinton and grandchildren Alex and Sylvia of Iowa City, Iowa; four brothers and one sister, David Sherman of Ottawa, Kansas, Dana Stevens of Kinsman,Ohio; Duane Sherman of Henry, Tennessee, Daniel Sherman of Millington, Tennessee, and Clifford Sherman of Paris, Tennessee.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, October 17, 2022, at Mont Ida Church. Burial will follow in the Mont Ida Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM prior to the service on Monday morning at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Feuerborn Family Funeral Service to help defray funeral expenses. Condolences to the family may be left at .
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Visitation with Family Present

Monday, October 17, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

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Monday, October 17, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Monday, October 17, 2022

11:30am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Mont Ida Cemetery (Anderson County)

Southwest Indiana Road, Welda, KS 66091

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