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Letha "Jo" Dockrey


December 26, 2019

Letha “Jo” Dockrey, 81, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died peacefully at home on Dec. 19, 2019.

Jo was born Sept. 28, 1938. She graduated from Shawnee High School. Jo married Pascal Grant Dockrey on May 13, 1956. Jo worked as a title abstractor and ranched with her husband.

Jo was preceded in death by her parents, Otis Gentry Smith and Clara Mae Smith, husband Pascal Grant Dockrey, son Zackary Grant Dockrey, grandson Tanner Joe Dockrey, brother-in-law Vernon Martin, and sister-in-law Chris Smith.

Jo’s family includes Dace Dockrey and wife Sharon, Jack Dockrey and wife Connie, Scott Dockrey, and Luke Dockrey and wife Angela.

Her grandchildren include Shane Dockrey and wife Mandy, Justin Dockrey, Clayton Dockrey and wife Sarah, Whitney Dockrey-Miller and husband Brandon, Brady Dockrey, Danielle Dockrey-Manship and husband Asa, Trevor Dockrey and wife Stephanie, DaLacy Dockrey, and Rachel Dockrey.

Her great-grandchildren include Avery Dockrey, Dace Dockrey, Ellie Dockrey, Grace Dockrey, and Jensen Dockrey. Her siblings include Cleta Martin and Bill Smith.

Jo loved cooking for her family, Sunday dinners, and holidays with her family. She also loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, working outside, vacationing, and dancing.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made in Jo’s name to the Pottawatomie County 4-H.

Services were held on Dec. 23 at University Baptist Church under the direction of Walker Funeral Service. Minister Mark Guinn officiated. Burial followed at Centerville Cemetery, west of Shawnee.


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