The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


September 24, 2013

Dorothy E. 'Dottie' Jameson

Dorothy E. “Dottie” Jameson, 87, of Danville passed away at 9:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Danville Care Center.

She was born July 28, 1926, in Armstrong to Lee J. and Nellie (Carpenter) Staley.

She married Nick Jameson. He preceded her in death in 1992.

Dottie is survived by her daughter, Karen (Junior) Reese and stepson, Jimmy (Pam) Jameson; grandchildren, Dennis (Cheri) Powell, Tammy (Andy Rearick) Gunter, Chad (Nikki) Powell, Kevin (Cindy) Reese and Kim (Chris) Day; and great-grandchildren, Chelsea (Jeremy) Stout, Cody Gunter, Madison Rearick, Lexie Downs, Mason Powell, Brandon, Mackenzie, Isabella Day, Jack and Gabe Reese.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and daughter, Patricia “Pattie” Powell.

A graduate of Armstrong High School, Dottie went on to work for and then retire from Tee-Pak. She was a longtime member of Second Church of Christ in Danville. She enjoyed listening to music with people she loved, camping and fishing with her husband, reading a good book and spending as much time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as possible.

A celebration of Dottie’s life will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Sunset Funeral Home with Pastor Drew Mentzer officiating and burial at Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home in Danville.

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