Dorothy was the youngest child born to James and Lucy Woodruff on December 21, 1928, in Mineral Wells, TX, and grew up in the community of Matador, TX. She attended Baylor University and Sam Houston State University, where she Majored in Home Economics.
In 1948 Dorothy married Robert Milton Dailey and remained his faithful wife until his passing in 2017. Dorothy was a loving mother who enjoyed being a housewife.
Dorothy was active in her community and was a member of Grapeland Baptist Church. In her younger years, she held positions of Sunday School teacher, organist, and pianist. She was also a member of DAR, Grapeland Garden Club, Grapeland Book Club, and Wilma Foote Organ Club.
Left to cherish Dorothy’s memories is son Jim Bob Dailey (Joy), Grapeland, TX, daughter Kay Dailey, Grapeland, TX, grandchildren Ashley, Jill, Shelby, Robert, great-grands Keaton, Kamdyn, Hayden, Cobi, Rilyn, Hayleigh; daughter-in-law Karen Dailey, Lovelady, TX, sister-in-law Geraldine McReyolds (Don) Rosanky, TX, and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert Milton Dailey, son Mitchell Milton Dailey, and brother Glenn Woodruff.