Dorothy Anderson

August 24, 1924 — March 1, 2016

Dorothy Anderson

Dorothy L. Anderson, 91, of Joy, Illinois died Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg, Illinois.

Funeral services are Thursday, March 3rd at 10:00 a.m., with visitation 1 hour prior, at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo.  Burial will be at a later date in Peniel Cemetery, Joy.  Memorials may be left for the family for a memorial to be established.

Dorothy was born August 24, 1924 in Colchester, Illinois a daughter of Carl Sr. and Zeola Bice Dixon.  She graduated from Joy High School.  On February 14, 1948, she married Kenneth Anderson in Joy.  Dorothy was a homemaker, who enjoyed crocheting, gardening and doing puzzles.  In her younger days, she liked to bowl and go fishing.  She was a member of Aledo United Methodist Church, and attended Joy United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Golden Links.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 68 years, Kenny Anderson, Joy, IL; children:  Judy (Joe) Ham, New Boston, IL and Daryl Anderson, Aledo, IL; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter and brothers:  Vernon Dixon, Joy, IL, Kenny Dixon, Joy, IL, Charlie Dixon, Aledo, IL and Gary Dixon, Galesburg, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings:  Marilyn Dixon, Rose Ann Eggen, Carl Dixon, Jr., and Richard Dixon and a great grandson.

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