Dorothy Laverne Hereden went to heaven on April 29, 2021 at the age of 87 years old. She was born on March 1, 1934 in Matador, Texas to Virgil and Minnie Rattan. Dorothy will be remembered as a loving family member and a friend to all that knew her. Dorothy was known as a devout Christian who loved to laugh and someone who put the needs of others ahead of her own.
Dorothy held many jobs throughout her life, but she was most passionate about her time as a cook at Bristow Head Start, where she took great pride in preparing meals for children. She also took great pride in preparing wonderful meals for her family.
Dorothy is survived by her son Jerry Hereden and his wife Kerry Hereden; and her other son Richard Kell and his significant other Wilma McDonald. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Hereden; her parents; three brothers, Lawrence Rattan, Raymond Rattan and Truett Rattan; two sisters, Justine Mullins and Velda Meek; a son, Bobby Kell and a daughter Shirley Kell.
The funeral service is private, but the family will be receiving friends at Hutchins-Maples Matherly Funeral Home on May 5th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
We love you Mom. We will see you again in heaven.