Dorothey was born to the late MC (Crockett) Alexander and Pellie Alexander, and was raised in Upshur County.
She was married to the late Albert F. King and was the mother of Donald Wayne King (wife Debbie), Kathryn Diane King, and Patricia King Scott (husband David).
Dorothey and Albert shared many adventures throughout the years. She loved her extended family of nieces and nephews as her own children and grandchildren.
Dorothey was a marathon shopper and traveler. She usually was up to sharing new experiences with her children as they traveled for work, whether it was to the Bahamas; Minot, North Dakota; Nederland, Texas; or to Alaska.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert; one brother, Ray Alexander; and a sister, Rosemary Beisch.
She is survived by her children and their spouses; her grandson Andrew King (wife Alexis) and great-grandson, Wes King; grandson Brandon Shields and great-grandchildren Brayden and Alura Sheilds; granddaughter, Lisa Scott; brother, Robert Alexander; sister, Patsy Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews.