Dorthey H. Bean passed away on December 18, 2015 after a long illness at the age of 90 in Portland, Texas. She was born March 5, 1925 to Geneva & Lewis Boykin in Lone Oak, Texas. She married John Bean on October 31, 1943 and they lived in Dallas until 1955 when they moved to Corpus Christi. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years; and her younger sister Fay McMeen.
She loved her family and her dogs. She was an avid fisherman and along with her husband they owned and operated John Bean Pier until they retired. After that she and her husband worked in real estate and flipped houses. She was a great cook and seamstress and loved to work in the yard.
She is survived by her three children Marion (Richard) Jetton of Portland, John M. Bean (Joan) of Kingwood, and Linda Dolly Gentile of Wanette, Oklahoma. She had seven grandchildren Rick (Jennifer) Jetton of Richmond, John (Beverly) Jetton of Villa Rica, Georgia, Scott (Gretchen) Jetton of Guy, Texas, Paul (Stacy) McCollum of Corpus Christi, Kim Cooper of Wanette, Oklahoma, Yvonne (Danny) Gallant of Corpus Christi, and Michelle (Rudy) Galvan of Corpus Christi. She had fifteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was a 2nd grandmother to Robert, Vicki and Bobby Jetton, Stephanie Jetton Brezina and Braxley Brezina. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Limbaugh Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Limbaugh Funeral Home with interment to follow at Palms Memorial Gardens.