Co-Owner of Joplin Dude's Donuts Dies

Published 07/31 2014 10:17AM

Updated 07/31 2014 10:26AM

JOPLIN, MO. --- Family, friends and patron's stopped by Dude's Donuts Wednesday afternoon to pay their respects to Carolyn Pendergraft. They laid flowers outside the shop in Carolyn's honor. She passed away Wednesday following an illness.

Carolyn and her husband Allen started Dude's Donuts on Main Street back in 1954. They rebuilt the shop after it was destroyed in the May 2011 tornado.

We at KODE/KSN would like to send our condolences to the Pendergraft family. Dude's has always had a special place in our hearts, over the years.

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