Fri Jul 24, 2009
Enfield, Ill. -
Dorothy L. York, 91, formerly of Enfield, passed away Friday, July 24, 2009,
at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.
Dorothy was born Dec. 16, 1917, in Mill Shoals Township, the daughter of Ray
and Mamie (Garrett) South. She married Ivan H. York in August 1943 in Mill
Shoals and eventually settled in Enfield. She was a member of the General
Baptist Church of Enfield.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Judy York of
Enfield; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and David Nelson of Norris City;
a daughter-in-law, Beverly York of Fairfield; two brothers and
sisters-in-law, Garrett and Dorothy Jean South, and Carroll and Dixie South,
all of Enfield; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Phyllis Sanders of
Fairfield, and Emogene and Bob Thomas of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; nine
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ivan, on Nov. 25,
1971; a son, Dallas York; a brother, Doyle South; a sister, Helen South; a
brother-in-law, Bob Sanders; and a sister-in-law, Iris South.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2009 at the
General Baptist Church of Enfield. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 26, 2009 at Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Enfield. Burial
will take place in Little Zion Cemetery in Mill Shoals Township. In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be made to General Baptist Church of Enfield or to
Wabash Christian Retirement Center Activities Fund. Condolences may be left
on-line by visiting www.kittinger-fairfuneralhome.com