The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

November 27, 2012

Dorothy Wagoner


HOOPESTON — Dorothy Wagoner, 88, of Hoopeston, passed away at 2:37 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston.

She was born Jan. 17, 1924, in Nancy, Ky., the daughter of Esto and Docia (Gaskin) Wilson.

She married Joseph P. Wagoner on Sept. 17, 1950, in Hoopeston. He preceded her in death March 3, 2004.

She leaves two wonderful children, one daughter, Linda Atteberry of Lake St. Louis, Mo., and one son, Stan (Shirley) Wagoner of Hoopeston; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Charlene S. Young; her son-in-law, Dale Atteberry; two sisters; and six brothers.

Mrs. Wagoner worked at TRW in Hoopeston. She was a member of the Baptist Church in Nancy, Ky. After moving to Hoopeston, she began attending the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ and later attended First Church of God in Hoopeston.

Dorothy enjoyed baking pies, quilting and spending time with her family and attending the kids’ sporting events. She also enjoyed playing bridge and euchre with her friends at the Hoopeston Community Center.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 E. Main St., Hoopeston. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Anderson Funeral Home, with Pastor Micah Mobley officiating. Burial will take place at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Visit to view Dorothy’s online tribute page and to send the family condolences. Arrangements are being handled by Anderson Funeral Home.

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