Dorothy D. Gallegly Obituary

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Dorothy D. Gallegly was born February 20, 1932 in Heavener, OK.



She departed this earth February 21, 2019 at her home in Pocola, OK surrounded by her friends & family. Dorothy graduated from Heavener High School in 1949. At age forty, she enrolled at Carl Albert Junior College in Poteau, graduating in 1975. While attending she worked at the Prescription Center in Heavener, OK.


She attended Northeastern State University at Tahlequah, OK, graduating in the summer of 1980, where she earned her degree in Elementary Education. A few weeks later she began her teaching career at Pocola Elementary teaching first and third grades. She retired in the spring of 1992. Dorothy was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Pocola where she taught young women and children Bible classes from 1993 through 1998.


She also taught preschool classes at the church.


She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Darrel J. Gallegly, her parents, Elzie & Pearl (Farnsworth) Cagle; three brothers, Jimmy B. Cagle, Donald N. Cagle, Cecil Cagle, and a half-sister, Gladys (Cagle) Hill.

She is survived by three daughters, Darla Kaye Hughes and husband Jimmy of OKC, OK, Karen Ann Condon and husband Larry of Poteau, OK, Jana Gwyn Gallegly of Pocola, OK; nine grandchildren, Brian Riggins, Shawn Riggins, Ashley Lyons, Alicia Hagler, Stephanie VanMeter, Zackary Jones, Aaron Jones, Grant Jones and Alyssa Cogburn; eleven great grandchildren, Phoenix Riggins, Olivia Riggins, Dylan Wiles, Jacob Wiles, Dawson Wiles, Chance Hagler, Bryn Hagler, Asher VanMeter, Tucker Jones, Abel Jones and Eli Jones.

Funeral services will be at Trinity Baptist Church on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 2 pm, in Pocola, OK , with Rev. Paul Walker & Rev. Jeff Beshears officiating.


Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Heavener, OK.


Pallbearers will be Art Drury, Gene Davis, Greg Jones, Harlan Trewin, Cris Holycross and Joey Clubb.

Visitation will be Sunday evening 4-6 pm at Evans & Miller Funeral Home at Pocola, OK

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POCOLA, OK


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