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Evers, Dorothy

d. December 27, 2010

Dorothy B. Evers, age 94 of Petersburg, formerly of Greenview, died December 26, 2010 at Mason City Nursing Home.

Survived by: Two Daughters : Georgia Ann (Louie) Leinberger of Petersburg

Norma Jean (Reggie) Dowell of Greenview

Grandchildren : Lori Jones, Lisa Dempsey, Sara Killebrew, Angela Flessner, John Leinberger, DeAnn Hoard, David Dowell, Lynn Plattner, Eric Evers, Melanie Stanley, John David Evers & Stacey Hughes.

19 Great-grandchildren

One Sister – Sandy Skvier of Herrin, IL Brother-in-law – Lawrence (Darlene) of Greenview

Mrs. Evers was born November 15, 1916 in West Frankfort, IL., the daughter of Lewis and Ethel Cowen Bullington. .

She married Garrett H. Evers on December 25, 1937 in Greenview. She is preceded in death by her husband in 2001, her son John Lewis Evers in 2005 and her brother Ben and sister Lorraine Zemlan.

Mrs. Evers graduated from West Frankfort High School in 1934, then moved to Springfield in 1934 and entered the Nursing Program at Springfield Hospital where she graduated in 1937. Mrs. Evers was an active member of the Greenview United Church and Women’s Fellow ship Group. She was a homemaker and owner operator of Homestead Antique Shop at Greenview for many years. Mrs. Evers moved to Countryside Estates in February of 2003 in Petersburg. Visitation will be held at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at Greenview United Church with Funeral Services following at 10:00 AM. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery.

Rev. Julie Wells Blythe officiating

Memorials: Greenview United Church


  1. Georgia and John: You have my deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother and grandmother. May God grant you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  2. Sorry for your loss and sorry we can’t be there. Our thoughts are with all of you. You have our deepest sympathies as well.

  3. Georgia & Norma Jean…..sorry for your lost….may God be with you and your families.

  4. Georgia and Norma Jean….sorry for your lost….may god be with you.

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