Dorothy D. Marrs (86) of rural Montrose

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Published on June 24 2013 10:13 am

Dorothy D. Marrs, 64, of rural Montrose died at 12:20pm Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Heartland Christian Village in Neoga.

Funeral services will be Saturday, the 29th, at 11am at Blake-Wright Funeral Home in Dieterich with Nate Hagen officiating.  Burial will be in Trexler Cemetery, rural Newton.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11am Saturday.  Memorials may be made to the Latona Church of Christ Building Fund or Lincolnland Hospice.  www.blakefh.com

 Dorothy was born on June 25, 1926 in Jasper County, IL the daughter of St.Claire and Mildred (Clagg) Davis.  She married Harold E. Marrs on June 2, 1944 in Latona, IL and he preceded her in death on January 11, 1999.  Dorothy was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband on the family farm in Gila.   She and her husband owned and operated a general merchandise store in Gila and later she became a real estate broker.  Dorothy was a lifelong member of the Latona Church of Christ.

Dorothy is survived by: Son – Thomas (Nancy) Marrs of rural Gila, IL...Grandson – Paul Marrs of Newport, OR...Sister – Inez Brunson of North Las Vegas, NV...Sister-in-Law – Helen Dyer of Newton, IL...1 Niece...3 Nephews...and several Great Nieces and Nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two nephews.