Dorothy M. Feaster

Dorothy M. Feaster
Dorothy M. Feaster, age 92, of Quincy, MO, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at CMH Health Care in Bolivar, MO.  She was born on August 3, 1928 in Iconium, MO, the daughter of Levi and Bethel (Monroe) Feaster.
Dorothy was raised in Benton County and at the age of 17, began her teaching career. She taught in rural schools in Hickory and St. Clair counties where they had school in the winter and she took college classes in the summer.  She attended Southwest Baptist College and completed her Bachelor’s degree in education from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. 
Some of the schools she taught in were Hogles Creek, Harrison Bend, Shiloh, Cross Lane, Raytown Consolidated Schools, Hermitage, Weaubleau finishing her career of 44 years with the Warsaw R-9 School District in 1991.  She continued to substitute teach for several years. 
In addition to her teaching, she also managed a 300+ acre cattle farm, along with raising chickens, turkeys and a large vegetable garden which she shared with her neighbors, co-workers and friends.  Dorothy didn’t believe in idle hands.
She was a long-time and faithful member of the Hopewell Baptist Church near Quincy, MO.  She enjoyed her church friends and as long as her health permitted, was always there when the doors were open. She enjoyed cooking and was an excellent baker and candy maker which she shared with many.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her sister, Doris McLaughlin on January 13, 2007, and an infant sister, Wilma Lee, at the age of 6 months.
Dorothy never had children of her own, but during her 44 years of teaching, she had many students whom she loved and thought of as her own, who will remember her fondly.
Funeral services for Dorothy Feaster were Monday, August 24, 2020, at 10:30 A.M., at Reser Funeral Home, Warsaw, MO.  Burial will be the Iconium Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church in care of Reser Funeral Home, PO Box 910, Warsaw, MO 65355.