Dorothy Anne Cotton, 72, of Baker City, passed away at her residence December 17, 2015. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.\n\nDorothy was born June 26, 1943 in Los Angeles, CA, to Harry David Plank and Clarica Annie (McCallum) Plank. She attended University High School and later attended Santa Monica Junior College. Dorothy received training to be a Licensed Practical Nurse through Memorial Hospital in Southern California and spent many years working as a Licensed Practical Nurse at St. Elizabeth's Hospital before retiring in January of 2003.\n\nOn September 21, 1963 Dorothy married Arthur Lee Cotton at the First Baptist Church in West Los Angeles, CA. Dorothy enjoyed reading, gardening, and most of all, her family. She was also a proud member of the Shadow Mountain Community Church.\n\nDorothy is survived by her husband Arthur Lee Cotton of Baker City, OR, and her children; Rachel Laverne Burk of Baker City, OR, Beverly Anne Cotton-Spencer of Baker City, OR, Rebecca Louise Davis of Amity, OR, Sarah Lynn Mader of Forest Grove, OR, Brian Lee Cotton of Bend, OR, Elizabeth Ann Dougherty of Forest Grove, OR, and Michael James Cotton of Baker City, OR. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.\n\nMemorial contributions may be made, in honor of Dorothy, to the Shadow Mountain Community Church through Gray's West & Co Pioneer Chapel by sending them to 1500 Dewey Ave. Baker City, OR 97814.