Funeral services for Dorothy J. Stuart, 81, formerly of Exeter were held yesterday, July 20 at Evans Miller Exeter Chapel. She was buried at the Woodlake District Cemetery. She died on July 14 in Visalia.

She was born to Edward and Ella Long Self on April 30, 1923 in Buffalo, Mo. She attended schools there until her family moved to Lemon Cove in 1935. She finished school here graduating from Exeter Union High School in 1942. She met and married William "Bud" Stuart on June 3, 1944 in Exeter. They moved to Millbrae, Calif. and later retired to Three Rivers. This year they moved to Visalia. Dorothy loved the flowers in her yard and traveling with the High Sierra Jazz Band.

She is survived by her husband, Bud Stuart of Visalia; two sons, Larry H. Stuart of Millbrae, Calif. and Darrell W. Stuart of Sandy, Utah; two sisters, Edith Bence of Exeter and Gladys Montgomery of Sacramento; numerous grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Arrangements were under the direction of Evans Miller Exeter Chapel.

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