Catherine M. Dockery
Catherine M. Dockery
  • May 17, 1932 - December 12, 2017
  • Del City, Oklahoma

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Catherine Maxine Dockery of Del City, OK passed away on December 12, 2017 at the age of 85. She was born in Oklahoma City, OK on May 17, 1932 to the union of Orville Chester and Lena Beatrice (Carroll) Shipman. She married the love of her life, Earl B. Dockery and together they had three children. Catherine was the best mother and cook. She loved to take her family every summer to Sulfur Platt National Park for camping with the extended family. She also raised chickens to collect eggs and had a vegetable garden. Catherine along with her husband Earl were the ministers of 1st Pentecostal Church of God where she preached, played the piano, sang and led the women's groups of the church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl B. Dockery; granddaughter, Sheila Decker; siblings, Dorothy Melvine Short and Chester Lee Shipman; great-granddaughter, Kayla Bollinger; great-grandson, Joshua McDow. She is survived by her children, Brenda Brown and her husband Billy; Debra McDow and her husband Eldon; and Diana Flanigan; grandchildren, Wendie Robertson, Tracie Thomas, Jimmie Leann Ferguson and her husband Steve, Eddie McDow and his wife Sherrie, Timothy Bollinger and his wife Angie, and Robert Bollinger III and his wife Kimberly; and numerous great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Arlington Memory Garden Mausoleum with Bishop Richard Talley officiating.