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Dorothy F. Reatherford

June 9, 1920 August 27, 2008
Dorothy F. Reatherford
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PEORIA-Dorothy F. Reatherford, 88, of 3622 W. Grimson Ave. in Peoria, passed away at 6:53 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at her home. She was born on June 9, 1920 in Peoria to John and Mary G. Houlihan Jones. She married Floyd Russell Reatherford on June 18, 1938 in Peoria. They were married for 59 years. He preceded her in death on July 4, 1997 in Peoria. She also was preceded in death by two children, Dick and Jackie, one daughter-in-law, Betty, three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, one sister and one brother. She is survived by one son, John Reatherford of Peoria; four daughters, Linda Brown, Donna Reatherford, Jeannie Reatherford and Annie Sanders all of Peoria; ten grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren. Dorothy was a graduate of Woodruff High School in 1938. She was a salad maker for Danners Salads, Inc. for 35 years, retiring in 1999. She was a member of the First United Brethren Church. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2008 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Pastor Steve Barber officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. We would like to thank family and friends and nurse, Tom with OSF Hospice, for all of their love and support. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy F. Reatherford, c/o Associated Bank. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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