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Dorothy Lee (Murders) Chancellor

December 9, 1925 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 95)


Dorothy Lee Murders Chancellor, age 95, of Fallbrook, CA, formally of Bismarck, passed away peacefully in her sleep January 11, 2021.  She was born December 09, 1925 to the late Frank Murders and Rosalie Adams Murders in Hot Springs, AR.  She is also preceded in death by her husband, Howard “Arky” Duncan Chancellor They were married for 76 years; son, David Chancellor; and daughter, Shirlene Chancellor, Grandchildren Joseph Chancellor, Robert Chancellor.

Dorothy loved to garden, every year while her health would allow she would have a giant garden so she could can and or freeze fruits and vegetables for meals all year long. She was always trying to feed anyone that came to visit. Dad would say if you leave here hungry it’s your own fault.            

Dorothy is survived by her son, Danny Chancellor (Joan) of Escondido, CA; daughter, Norma Kay Mueller (Eric) of Fallbrook, CA; sister Norma Dean Justus of Fallbrook, CA; daughter-in-law’s, Laura Chancellor of Bismarck, AR; Lisa Booker of Little Rock AR; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren, with two more on the way.

Graveside service will be 2:00 PM, Monday, January 25, 2021 at New Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (formally known as Mountain Valley Cemetery) near Hot Springs, with Rev. David Smith officiating.

Flower arrangements may be sent to the funeral home.

Arrangements by Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home, 517 Clay St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

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