Dorothy H. Bohon

Dorothy H. Bohon, 88, Raytown, Missouri passed away May 9, 2016 at home.  A visitation will be held 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Friday, May 13, 2016 at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, Missouri.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Flat Creek Baptist Church, Sedalia, Missouri.  Friends and family may visit from 10:00 – 11:00 AM prior to the funeral.  Burial in Flat Creek Cemetery, Sedalia, Missouri.

Dorothy was born July 21, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri.  She graduated from Lee’s Summit High School and attended the Kansas City Art Institute.  Dorothy met and married Emmett L Bohon Jr following World War II where he served in the Philippines. Dorothy was active in WMU and Extension Clubs.  She will be remembered for being a wonderful mother and homemaker, where she believed in keeping her children busy in church, school, music and 4H activities.  She made many sacrifices so that her children could succeed in life.

Dorothy is preceded in death by: husband, Emmett “Junior”; twelve brothers and sisters and a daughter.  Survivors include; sons & daughters-in-law, Stanley & Terry Bohon, Sedalia, Missouri, Bob & Janie Bohon, Columbia, Missouri, Charlie & Brenda Bohon, Sedalia, Missouri, Everett & Brenda Bohon, Cole Camp, Missouri; daughters & sons-in-law, Beth & John Bishop, Raytown, Missouri; Susan & Steve Bello, Naples, Florida; Lisa & Jeff Orr, Kansas City, Missouri; one sister, Dormalee Collier, Lee’s Summit, Missouri; nineteen grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren.


  1. Lenny Gehlken on May 11, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I still consider myself to be part of the Bohon family. Sending my love to the entire Bohon family. I hold you all in my heart. Lenny Gehlken

  2. Troy Bass on May 11, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    Bohon Family,
    So sorry for your loss. Your mother was always an awesome person and she will be missed. I’m sure she is in a great place with your father now.

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