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Dolores C. Brookhart

March 7, 1932 May 24, 2019
Dolores C. Brookhart
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Obituary for Dolores C. Brookhart

Dolores Brookhart, lifelong resident of Hereford, passed away Friday, May 24 at the age of 87.

Dolores was born on March 7th, 1932 to Wesley Robert and Iva Gladys (Rasmussen) Carpenter in Kalispell, Montana. She met her husband, Elmer Earl Brookhart in 1953 and the two were married on June 27th, 1953 in Bellevue, Washington, then moved to Hawaii where they owned a chain of businesses called “Dodis”. They came to Oklahoma in 1973 where Earl ran the family ranch and they later moved to Hereford, Texas where he was involved in cattle breeding.

Mrs. Brookhart worked for over twenty years as a legal secretary for a Hereford area law firm, and later as secretary for the Hereford Senior Citizen’s Center. She also volunteered at the Hereford Regional Medical Center and was an enthusiastic member of the “Red Hat Club”. In her free time, she enjoyed reading and watching Gunsmoke with Earl.

Dodi is preceded in death by her parents, and by her beloved husband Earl.

Survivors include her sister Donna Bright of Hereford, Texas, her sons Greg and wife Janice Brookhart of Amarillo, Texas and Brady and wife Sandy Brookhart of Hereford, Texas, as well as her grandchildren Mary and husband Rex Williams of Canyon, Texas, Anne Brookhart of Amarillo, Texas, Brandi and husband Max Darnell of Bixby, Oklahoma, Brian and wife Emily Brookhart of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Brenda Brookhart of Amarillo, Texas, and Brook and wife Amanda Brookhart of Hereford, Texas. She also leaves behind nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends, all of whom love and will miss her greatly.

Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home

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Memorial Service




3:00 PM 5/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

501 Main Street
Hereford, Texas 79045

Rev. Kevin Bushart officiating

First United Methodist Church
501 Main Street Hereford 79045 Texas
United States

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