Dorothy Jean Allen, 79 year old, Grove, Oklahoma resident passed away Sunday December 25, 2011, following an extended illness.

Dorothy was born on January 12, 1932 in Neosho, Missouri to Lloyd Edward Jeffers and Viola Esther (Land) Jeffers.

Dorothy worked for many years at the Grove High School and was the supervising custodian. She also worked at Day Care Building Blocks as a cook and grandmother. She attended First Christian Church in Grove, Oklahoma. Dorothy was an avid shopper, who loved to go to garage sales, but above all Dorothy loved her family.

Dorothy was preceded in death by four brothers Bruce Jeffers, Edward Jeffers, Jerry Jeffers, and Robert Jeffers, a sister, Betty Jeffers, two husbands James David Scroggins, and Edmon Allen, and a long time friend, Lorene Branson.

Dorothy is survived by three sons, Robert Scroggins, of Granby, Missouri, Ronnie Scroggins of Neosho, Missouri, and Randy Scroggins of Joplin, Missouri, four daughters, Virginia Johnson, of Neosho, Missouri, Cheryl Harding, of Grove, Oklahoma, Teresa White of Goodman, Missouri, Sandy White of Grove, Oklahoma, and Cindy Coker of Bonner Springs, Kansas, thirty five grandchildren, forty three great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services for Dorothy will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday December 30, 2011 at the 1st Christian Church in Grove, Oklahoma, Interment will follow at I.O.O. F. Cemetery in Neosho, Missouri.

A visitation for Dorothy was held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at the Worley-Luginbuel funeral Home in Grove, Oklahoma.

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Services are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, Oklahoma.