Dorothy Fay (Rowell) Stapp was born in Munday, Texas on October 22, 1927 to Thomas Elzyberry Rowell and Mattie Florence Hollomon Rowell.
She grew up in California with her parents and 11 siblings. Dorothy moved to Texas in 1946 and graduated Lockney High School in 1947.
Dorothy married Louis Ray Stapp in 1947 and they began their life in Lockney.
Dorothy was a secretary for the Church of Christ in Lockney for many years. Louis Ray and Dorothy were married for 45 years. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ.
Dorothy will be remembered for her unselfish devotion to her family and her strong faith in God. She enjoyed quilting, walking and playing cards. She brought much joy to her family and will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her firstborn infant son, her beloved husband, her parents and 10 of her siblings.
Dorothy is survived by her sister, Mattie Rowell Yarbrough from Stockton, California; three sons, Rodger and wife, Belinda, Randall and wife, Virginia, both of Lockney and Lyndall of Floydada. She has nine grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.moore-rose.com.