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Dorothy Elizabeth New, daughter of Fred and Cora Dymond, was born at Sterling, Kan., on January 1, 1902 and departed this life at Newman Memorial Hospital, Shattuck, Oklahoma on June 2, 1960. She was 58 years, 5 months and 1 day of age.
The Dymond family came to Oklahoma when Dorothy was but a few months old. They homesteaded 6 miles northwest of Harmon, where Dorothy grew to womanhood and on February 27, 1918 she was untied in marriage to Edward C. New. They established their home in the Harmon Community where their five children were born and where Dorothy spent the remainder of her life.
For the past 13 years, Mrs. New has served as Postmistress of the Harmon Postoffice. She was very efficient and served well ever loyal to her duties as a government employee.
Her greatest interest was her home and her family. Their needs and welfare was of greatest importance to her, and she did all that was possible as a loving mother and devoted wife to meet the needs of her loved ones.
Throughout the years all who have known Dorothy have loved and admired her and her influence upon these beloved people has been deep, good and lasting.
Preceding her in death were two infant sons, Surviving are her husband, Edward New of the home, one son, Dale New of Harmon, two daughters; Emogene Meier, of Aurora, Colo., and Portia Farris of Harmon. One Brother, Robert Dymond of Olathe, Colo.; three sisters, Mrs. Lillian Jenlink of Jet, Okla. Mrs. Nellie Denton of Edmond, Okla. and Mrs. Etta Veo of Montrose, Colo. Eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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