Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

August 21, 2013

Dorothy Mitchell

Dorothy Ellen Mitchell, age 93, of Decatur, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at McKinley Court Care Centre in Decatur. She spent the last year as a resident of Evergreen Place in Decatur, where she made many wonderful friends.

Dottie was born Nov. 17, 1919, in Waltonville, the daughter of William L. and Bertha A. (Crum) Mannen. She became a member of Grace Methodist Church as a young girl. She attended McKinely College in Jacksonville. She married Ted W. Mitchell, Sr. April 7, 1941. He preceded her in death June 17, 1982. Dottie travelled the country with her husband for many years working in their advertising agency. She then worked for the Department of Employment Security of Illinois for 17 years retiring at age 72. Dottie was a former member of the Junior Women’s Club and Young Homemakers of Mt. Vernon. She was a member of Women of the Moose in Mt. Vernon. She and Ted had many friends all over the country and she still kept in touch with many of them.

Dottie is survived by her only child, Ted W. Mitchell, Jr. and his wife Darby of Mt. Zion.; grandchildren, Christine Endsley and husband Ryan of Shiloh, Christopher Mitchell of High Ridge, Mo., Kendra Ward and husband Tim of Champaign, Kira Kash and husband Matt of Belle Rive and Cole Mitchell of Decatur; and five great-grandchildren.

Dottie was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers, Everett Mannen, John Mannen and William Mannen; sisters, Edith Roberts and Gladys Purcell; and special cousin, Jeanne Anne Spurlock.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Evergreen Place and McKinley Court and Dr. D. Patel for their loving and compassionate care during the last year.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Chapel at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 4-22 obit george rawls George Rawls George "Bo" Rawls, 73, of Wayne City, died at 9:51 a.m. April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Rawls was born Nov. 9, 1940, in Wayne County, the son of Frank and Daisy (Frazier) Rawls. He married Vera (Keen) Rawls

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 obit lynda hall Lynda Hall Lynda Darlean Hall, 71, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on April 18, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Lynda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her. She was preceded in death

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 obit kevin neal Kevin Neal Kevin Harvey Neal, 52, of Effingham, died at 7 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home in Effingham. He was born Nov. 16, 1961, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Harvey Duke Neal and "Ellen" Mae (Arthur) Bell. Kevin worked in landscaping and construction. H

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 obit mary graham Mary Graham Mary Lee Graham, 87, of Hopedale, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at the home of her grandson. She was born Easter Sunday, April 17, 1927, in Belle Rive, to Joseph and Lora Alice Kniffen Glenn. She ma

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-19 obit twanna snow Twanna Snow Twanna Danielle Snow, age 21, of Hillsboro and a former resident of Bonnie, passed away 2:07 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro. Twanna was born in Mt. Vernon on July 13, 1992, the daughter of Steven and Twila (Dees)

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-19 obit wylodine miller Wylodine Miller Wylodine Miller, 74, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 11:49 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home in Mt. Vernon. She was born Dec. 11, 1939, in Crenshaw, Miss., the daughter of Ernest Pasley and Pankie (Watts). She married Robert Lee Miller on April

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-19 obit raphael gidley Raphael Gidley Raphael James "Ray" Gidley, 90, formerly of Bonne Terre, Mo., passed away April 17, 2014, at Green Tree Assisted Living in Mount Vernon. He was born Feb. 6, 1924, in Bonne Terre, Mo. Ray attended St. Joseph Parochial School and Bonne Terre High Schoo

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • George Rawls George "Bo" Rawls, 73, a resident of R#1 Wayne City, passed away at 9:51 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. Funeral arrangements for George "Bo" Rawls are pending at Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne C

    April 19, 2014

  • 4-18 obit cecil daniels Cecil Daniels Cecil H. Daniels, 88, of Mt. Vernon, died 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Sunday, March 7, 1926, in Jefferson County, the son of William and Anna (Townes) Daniels. He married Tincie Luci

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-17 obit ethel rose Ethel Rose Ethel Lois Rose, 88, of McLeansboro, died 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Heritage Woods in McLeansboro. She was born Jan. 27, 1926, in Hamilton County, the daughter of Victor Earl and Ruby (Sneed) Wisley. She married Thomas Benny Rose on Jul

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks