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 Dorothy Vitzthum

Dorothy Vitzthum

Birth
Jerome, Phelps County, Missouri, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 94)
Willard, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100120600 · View Source
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Dorothy Marie (Hume) Vitzthum passed to her eternal reward in Willard Care Center in Willard Mo. on November 2, 2012, 6'26 p.m. at the age of 94 years, 8 months, and 18 days. she was born February 15, 1918 in Jerome Mo.

Dorothy was a ardent prayer warrior and had spent many years of faithful Christian service as a pastor's wife. She was the widow of the late Rev. Lee Joseph Vitzthum. Together they pastored Church of God congregations in Missouri for over 50 years. She was a breast cancer sirvivor for 60 years. Dorothy was a member of First Church of God , Life Quesr congregation, in Sprngfield Mo. She loved to be in God's house every Sunay as her halth would permit. She had spent the past five years, living with her daughter, Beverly Hood in Bolivar Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Walter Hume and Nora Elizabeth (Rderick) Hume. also preceding her in death were an infant daughter, Gayle Marie, grandson, Michael Lee Hood, great granddaughter, Carrie Lee Austin, son in law, Norvell Dennis Hood two sisters nd two brothers.

Surviving are two daughters, Carol Alexander and husband Wendal of Springfield, and Beverly Hood of Bolivar Mo. four grandchildren, Wendy Clark, Lendal Alexander, Tammy Alexander and Denise Weeks. 15 great grandchildren and soon to be eight great great granschidren.

The family will be in attendance to receive friens and family before services beginning at 12p.m. which will be held in Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Wednesda November 7, 2012 at 1p.m. with burial to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Life Quest Church Buildin Fund 720 E. Norton, Springfield Mo. 65803 or to the American Cancer Society.

A very special thanks from the family goes to the Staff of Willard Care Center where she was so professionally and lovingly care for the last few weeks of her life.


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  • Created by: SANDI WILLIAMS ESTABROOK
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100120600
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Vitzthum (15 Feb 1918–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100120600, citing Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by SANDI WILLIAMS ESTABROOK (contributor 46484117) .