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Opal M. Van Dorn (G-ma), formerly of Independence, Kansas passed away November 11, 2016 at her home in Sherman, Texas with family by her side. The family will greet friends from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016 at Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory. A graveside service will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence, Kansas.
Opal was born June 12, 1940 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. On October 3, 1957 she married Billy E. Van Dorn. As a nurse of 35 years, Opal touched many people's lives and continued to do so after her retirement. She was preceded in death by husband; Billy, and son; William Van Dorn. Opal is survived by son; Phillip and wife, Andrea, Van Dorn, daughter; Carla Van Dorn, two sisters; Joyce Decker, and Jeannie Stephenson, grandchildren; Scott, Andrew, Houston, Josh, J.W. and wife (Lindsay), David and Amie Van Dorn, and three great-grandchildren; special friends in Independence, Kansas and many other friends and relatives across the country.
To leave a special message for the family please visit www.webbrodrickfuneralhome.com
Arrangements entrusted to Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory
Published on  November 15, 2016
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