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Dorothy V. Maxey Shores
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1914
Herrin
Williamson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 2008
Canton
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

CANTON, IL - Dorothy V. Shores, 94, of 129 S. 1st Canton passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 3:20 am at the Sunset Manor Nursing Home, Canton.

Born January 8, 1914, in Herrin, IL the daughter of Lemuel and Vista (Freeman) Maxey, she married George William Shores. He died on October 14, 1980.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are her niece and guardian, Carole Painter of Canton and several other nieces and nephews.

She had been a bookkeeper/secretary. Dorothy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Canton. She was a former member and Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #46, College of Regents, a Past President of the UAW Auxiliary, and also belonged to the Women of the Moose #369, Canton Federated Women's Club, and Royal Neighbors Chapter #90.

There will be a graveside service on Friday, October 10th at 2:00 pm at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton with Rev. Rick Atchley officiating. There will be no visitation. Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to her church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lemuel Richard Maxey (1877 - 1969)
  Vista Uel Freeman Maxey (1879 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  George William Shores (1917 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lora Maxey (1900 - 1904)*
  Calvin N Maxey (1905 - 1966)*
  Everett Maxey (1908 - 1920)*
  Lemuel Marion Maxey (1910 - 1995)*
  Dorothy V. Maxey Shores (1914 - 2008)
  Helen Maxey (1917 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Canton
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Oct 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30627348
Dorothy V. <i>Maxey</i> Shores
Added by: Bruce Weirauch
 
Dorothy V. <i>Maxey</i> Shores
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 Added: Nov. 17, 2012
 
 
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