|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1915|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 2009|
Dorothy Margaret Davis, 94, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.
Dorothy was born March 9, 1915, in Murphysboro, to Fred Shook and Mollie (Rawlings) Shook. She married William T. Davis on June 7, 1940, at the Centenary Methodist Church in Murphysboro where they were both members. Mr. Davis preceded her in death March 21, 1983.
She graduated from Murphysboro Township High School in 1932 and from Southern Illinois Teachers College in 1934. She taught primarily fourth grade at Lincoln School in Murphysboro from 1935 until her marriage in 1940. She later taught first grade for more than thirty five years at Trico.
Mrs. Davis later became a member of the First Baptist Church in Murphysboro.
She is survived by three children and their spouses, Doris Lee and Dennis Rathjen, Bruce and Carolyn Davis and Gary and Linda Davis, all of Murphysboro; ...
Primary sources: Murphysboro Daily Independent, June 8, 1940; Southern Illinoisan, Nov. 1, 2009
Fred J. Shook (1882 - 1958)
Mollie A. Rawlings Shook (1887 - 1976)
William T Davis (1918 - 1983)*
Mount Joy Cemetery
Created by: C. Ann Carruthers
Record added: Nov 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100517667
Added: Dec. 3, 2013