Dorothy Jean May Best

  • Birth 18 Oct 1920
  • Death 29 Nov 1998
  • Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 23082233

Dorothy Jean Best, 78, of Springfield died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 18, 1920, in Springfield, the daughter of Ralph A. and Elizabeth Scheppman May.

Mrs. Best, a resident of Springfield most of her life, worked as a secretary for Church of the Little Flower for 33 years. She was a member of Church of the Little Flower, where she had been a board member of the Little Flower School Scholarship Fund and was a member of South Side Senior Card Group.

Survivors: a brother, Ralph J. May of Springfield; a sister, Mary Lewis of Springfield; five nieces; two nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Concelebrated Funeral Mass: Church of the Little Flower. Burial: Calvary Cemetery.

State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) - December 1, 1998


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  • Maintained by: BjJ
  • Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
  • Added: 24 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23082233
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Jean May Best (18 Oct 1920–29 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23082233, citing Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .