Dorothy Lisher Busch

Dorothy Lisher Busch died peacefully at her home surrounded by loving family on Friday, July 19, 2019. A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Alexander Chapel at Cedar Bayou Grace Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Welch officiating. The burial will immediately follow in Cedar Crest Cemetery.

Dorothy Lisher Busch, lifelong resident of Baytown, Texas died peacefully at her home surrounded by loving family on Friday, July 19, 2019.

She was born in Houston on July 8, 1926. Her parents were Claudie and Jimmy Lisher. She had no siblings and her father died when she was three years old. She was mainly raised by her beloved grandmother Eula Mae Roark.

Dorothy was a long-time member of Grace United Methodist Church and Cedar Bayou Grace United Methodist Church, the Homemakers class, and various committees and boards.

She enjoyed sewing, an avid reader, played bridge, member of The 39 Study Club, and a hospital and museum volunteer. For many years she enjoyed aerobic dancing and exercise at the YMCA. She collected many teddy bears throughout her life.

Besides loving all her family, she and Johnnie always had dogs that they dearly loved and enjoyed.

Dorothy was survived by her husband Johnnie of 73 years, two children Susan Denise Busch Higgins and Albert Johnnie Busch III, their spouses James Higgins and Deborah Welch Busch, four grandchildren Stefanie Higgins Redmile, Dr. Katherine Higgins Peden, Lindsey Busch Baker and John Michael Busch, and five great grandchildren Reese and Aiden Baker, James Redmile and Charles and Sylvie Peden along with her dogs Lee and Honey.

A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Alexander Chapel at Cedar Bayou Grace Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Welch officiating. The burial will immediately follow in Cedar Crest Cemetery.