Dorothy A. Yager, 81 of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 3:10 PM – Monday, September 26, 2016, at Newton Care Center in Newton, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM – Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. Burial will be in the South Bend Cemetery near Rafetown, Illinois. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service. In loving memory of Dorothy, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation
Dorothy was born on March 6, 1935, in Rafetown, Illinois, the daughter of Arthur Lee and Goldie Agnes (Milam) Deckard. She worked at AMF in Olney for many years and was a home heath caregiver.
Dorothy was a member of Scott Avenue Christian Church. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, cooking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Dorothy is survived by:
Children – Vivian (Edd) Thompson of Kanapolis, North Carolina; Gordon Yager of Newton, Illinois; Valerie (Sonny) James of Lexington Park, Maryland; Dawn (Buddy) Pollock of Concord, North Carolina; Dee Ann Yager of Newton, Illinois and Garth Yager of Colorado, 7 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren
Sister – Charlene Farris of Flora, Illinois