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Dorothy Eileen Jones Gilpin
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1922
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2005
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Dorothy Eileen Gilpin, 83, of Petersburg, formerly of Springfield, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born Feb. 14, 1922, in Springfield, the daughter of Fred and Eva Farnam Jones. She married Jonathan D. Gilpin in 1945 in Bloomington.

Mrs. Gilpin graduated from Lincoln High School, received her undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and her graduate degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield. She was a homemaker and schoolteacher in several public school districts in Minnesota and central Illinois, including Springfield School District 186 as a remedial reading teacher.

She was a piano teacher in the Springfield area and was a member of the Evening Etude. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Springfield and the Chancel Choir and had served as the choir director of Woodside United Methodist Church. She also was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Kappa Delta Sorority.

Survivors: husband, Jon; son, Del (wife, Sue) Gilpin of Bloomington; daughter, Lisa (husband, John) Brittingham of Normal; three grandsons; three granddaughters; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services: First United Methodist Church, Dr. Roger Rominger officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery.

State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) - August 6, 2005
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 25
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Record added: Dec 31, 2009
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Dorothy Eileen <i>Jones</i> Gilpin
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