Moreland, Dorothy Maxine
Dorothy Maxine Moreland of St. James, Missouri passed away on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in St. James, Missouri at the age of 76. Dorothy was born on October 9, 1937 in Maries County, Missouri to the late Wilford and Velma (Barnett) Martin.
June 4, 1955 Miss Dorothy Martin became the bride of Mr. Herman Moreland. The newlyweds Mr. & Mrs. Herman Moreland made their home in St. James, Missouri and to this union six children were born. Dorothy was a cook for several at many local restaurants, she also worked at California Manufacturing as a sewing machine operator; she was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all and will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her. Dorothy loved and trusted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubles and do not be afraid".
Dorothy Maxine Moreland is survived by her children, Donald Moreland and wife Bonnie, of St. James, MO, Delmon Moreland and friend Patricia Headrick, of Cuba, MO, Janet Jones, of Bloomington, IL, Vida Lynn Hufendick and husband Albert, of Union, MO; Tammy Moreland and fiancé David McGee of Union, MO, Pammy Kisslinger and husband Danny, of St. James, MO; Dorothy was blessed with 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, brothers, Frank Martin and wife Louise, of Chamois, MO, Bill Martin and wife Wanda, of Gray Summit, MO, Gayle Martin, of Pacific, MO, Dennis Martin and wife Diane, of St. James, MO; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. In addition to her parents Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Herman, and grandchildren Bryan Gutermuth, and Matthew B. Moreland.
Funeral service for Dorothy Maxine Moreland will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Gary Bartle officiating. Interment will be in the Meramec Hills Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri. Visitation for family and friends will be held at the Chapel Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 6-8 PM.