Dorothy MorelockAugust 19th, 2020
Dorothy Hummel Morelock, 94, of Fulton, died Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Fulton Manor Care Center. She was born August 26, 1925 to the late Pearl and Louis Hummel on their farm near Newton, Iowa. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, Gale D. Morelock (1924-2007). The couple was married in Seattle, Wash. on May 24, 1944 while Gale was a World War II U.S. Navy gunner's mate. Her sister, Lois Warrick of Newton, Iowa, also preceded her in death. Primarily a homemaker, Dorothy also taught pre-school in Florida and spent many years as a childcare provider in Florida and North Carolina. Survivors include her son, Jerry Morelock and his wife Inessa of Fulton; grandchildren, Alina Morelock of Fulton, Jeremy Morelock of Marquette, Mich. and Zoe Miller of Shawnee, Kan.; great-granddaughters, Augusta and Bristol Miller and Mia Edwards; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Inurnment will be at the Morelock Cemetery, Kirksville, Mo. Online condolences can be extended to Mrs. Morelock's family at www.heartlandcremation.com/obituary/. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heartland Cremation & Burial Society of Columbia, 573-442-7580.