Class of 1948

1947 Maroon SpotlightDorthy Klinglesmith
Dorthy Klinglesmith

Dorthy Lou (Klinglesmith) Lewis

July 16, 1929 – January 20, 1974

Mrs. Dorthy L. Lewis, 44, Oklahoma City, formerly of Perry, died at 7 p.m. Sunday in South Community hospital, Oklahoma City, following a brief illess.

Rev. Michael Beasley, pastor of First Christian church, will officiate at rites at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Newton chapel. Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery.

She was born July 16, 1929, five and one-half miles north­ east of Perry, and graduated from Perry high school in 1948.

Survivors include her father, L. P. Klinglesmith, Helena, Okla.; five brothers, Ezra and LeRoy Klinglesmith, both of Oklahoma City; Rev. Billy Don Klinglesmith, Joshua, Texas; and Raymond and Don Klinglesmith, both of Perry; and two sisters, Mrs. Grant (Jewel) Sherrard and Mrs. Bill (Loretta) Smith, both of Perry.

She was preceded in death by her mother.