Dorothy Marie Hill


Dorothy Marie Hill, 86, of Odessa, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 surrounded by her family.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 28th at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO; burial in Odessa Cemetery, Odessa.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Odessa Cemetery Association.


Marie was born March 11, 1931, in Odessa, Missouri, the daughter of Jesse C. and Gladys (McClure) Pallette.  Over the years, she had many jobs – she was a secretary at Lake City, a bookkeeper of the Ford dealership in Odessa, and a bookkeeper at Mowett Sales, to name a few.  Marie ultimately retired so she could be a stay-at-home mom and caregiver for many children.  She was a member of First Christian Church, and was involved in many community groups, supporting her children and grandchildren.


Marie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon; infant daughter, Threasa; a sister, Arlene Matthews & husband Hubert; sister-in-law, Rita Boedeker & husband Kenneth; and sister-in-law, Tena Pallette.


Her survivors include three daughters: Lisa Withrow & husband Mike of Odessa, Janene Thibault & husband Mike of Lenexa, KS, and Nancey Hill of Odessa; four grandchildren: Dustin Withrow & wife Andrea of Lake Tapawingo, MO & Andrea’s sister Hannah Delong, TaLeah Willig & husband Nick of Odessa, Whitney Reynolds & husband Chris of Odessa, and Kaylee Boyle & husband Connor of Kansas City, MO; four great-grandchildren: Addilynn & Layla Willig, and Clayton & Emmerleigh Reynolds; brother, Bud Pallette; brother-in-law, Tom Hill & wife Gwen; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family.


Arrangements:  Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO   816-690-4441


All our love, prayers and compassion to all of Marie's family. We'll keep you in prayer at this time.  - Ray Scheetz family


Royer Funeral Home
101 SE 15th St
Oak Grove, MO 64075
Royers Grain Valley, Inc.
100 Royer Lane
Grain Valley, MO 64029
Phone: 816-847-4441
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205 SW 17th Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-229-5551
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1823 N Blue Mills Rd
Independence, MO 64058
Phone: 816-796-8600
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