Dorthy Jane Wilson-Clark

Dorthy Jane Willson-Clark was born May 19, 1937 in Walters, Oklahoma to Jesse Thomas and Minnie Viola (Clark) Reese. She passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, June 7, 2020 in Oklahoma City. Dorthy was 83 years old.

A funeral service was held June 10 at the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, with Mario Pineda officiating. Burial followed at Loco Cemetery, under the direction of Comanche Funeral Home.

She was the ninth of 10 children. She worked at a laundromat in Lawton. She met Jerry D. Willson and they dated for several years before marrying on April 16, 1955. They had six children. Dorthy was a stay at home mom. She loved her children and grandchildren. She strived to teach them about Jesus, and his love. She wanted all her children to be right with The Lord.

Dorthy enjoyed listening to classic country music. She loved playing Wahoo, cards, and Domino’s, and she loved to crochet. She also loved having her family and friends come over dominoes for game nights, or going dancing. She was a great singer with a beautiful voice.

She worked at Cliner, Delta Faucet, Pet Manufacturing, and various nursing homes. Dorthy loved having her grandchildren come over to the house to spend the night, or even stay all summer, if that’s what they wanted to do.

Survivors include her children: Ronnie Willson, Rush Springs; Dottie Brown, Duncan; and Shirley Underwood and John Ressecker, Comanche; 13 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren; and numerous other family members and dear friends.

Dorthy was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Dean Willson; and her second husband, Dean Clark; her sons Randall Lynn Willson and Jerry Dale Willson; one daughter, Debra Ruth; a great-great granddaughter, Brenlyn Faith; and her parents, and her brothers and sisters.

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