Dorothy Elizabeth Kane Harkey, 94, of San Saba, passed from this life on the morning of March 20, 2012, at the Scott & White Hospital in Llano, following complications from the fracture of her ankle this January. Dorothy's immediate survivors include her nephew, James B. Oates and his wife, Ann, of Plano; a step-grandson, several great-great nieces and nephews and their descendants, and her church family. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Orel (O. J.) Harkey, her step-son, John Harkey, her father, Robert Kane, her mother and step-father, Margaret Elizabeth DeHart and James DeHart, her beloved sister, Bernadette Kane Oates, and her brother-in-law, John B. Oates, Jr.Dorothy was born in Jamestown, New York, on February 17, 1918, the second child of Robert and Margaret Kane. She was a student at SMU in Dallas, when she met and married the love of her life, O. J. Harkey. Following World War II, they eventually made their home in the Harkey family homestead in Harkeyville, where he operated his farming and plumbing businesses and she kept his books and tended to family needs. Both Dorothy and Orel found their church home at the First Presbyterian Church in San Saba, where they both faithfully involved themselves in leadership roles and singing in the choir; she being a long-time Sunday school teacher, Circle member, and eventually an Elder. Sharing their love has been our blessing and they are sorely missed. A memorial service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, in the First Presbyterian Church, 207 East Commerce Street, in San Saba, by Rev. Drew Harrison, Pastor. Public viewing was at 10:00 a.m. with interment at 1:00 p.m. prior to the memorial service. Honorary pallbearers include David Behrens, Tommy Behrens, Bill Hardy, Randal Hawkins, Joe Miller, Dick Miller, Clarence Mosby, Tom Murray, Johnnie Oswald, Pat Reagan, Jr., Bill Sloan, Damon Sloan, Jeff Sloan, Jack Taylor, and David Williams. Memorials in lieu of flowers should be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 967, San Saba, TX 76877. Funeral services were managed by the Blaylock Funeral Home.