Dorothy Marie Lowe, a 1952 graduate of Cordell High School, passed away in Kingwood, Texas, on March 14, 2014, at the age of 79. She had retired after serving for more than 20 years with the El Paso, Texas, police department after becoming the first woman to graduate from the Police Academy and becoming the first woman detective on the department. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Nick Lowe and Emma Lowe Lane; brothers, Duane and Dale; and her twin brother, Dwight. She is survived by her brother, Daniel; his wife Marta; nephews, Danny, Audie and Rex Lowe; nieces, Natalie Schoenemann, Nickie Romeo and Debbie Lowe. We will miss her laugh, her smile and her spirit. Internment will be April 9, 2014, at Strickland Cemetery in Cordell, Oklahoma, under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Homes, Cordell.