Dorothie Van Olinda

Dorothie Van Olinda, age 89, of Owasso, OK, and formerly of Polo, passed away Monday morning Nov. 4, 2019, at Evergreen Care Center in Owasso. Dorothie was born on April 22, 1930, the daughter of Charlie and Oletha (Mayes) Thompson in Polo. She grew up in Polo and was a graduate of Polo High School. In 1951 Dorothie was united in marriage to Emil Van Olinda. She was a homemaker. Dorothie will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother, Logan Thompson.  Survivors include her daughter, Patty (Bill) Smith; granddaughter, Jackie Barnett; granddaughter, Gina (Joey) Davis; great grandchildren, Randi Anderson, Tanner Brown, Abbey Barnett and Allyn Barnett; great-great grandson, Brantley Ford; and other extended family also survive. 

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Stith Family Funeral Home in Polo. There was no scheduled visitation. Burial followed the services at Prairie Ridge Cemetery, west of Polo. Memorial contributions are suggested to Prairie Ridge Cemetery in care of the funeral home. An online guestbook may be viewed at


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