Dorothy McBride

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Dorothy D. Watson McBride, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at her home.

She was born April 9, 1921, at Morley, Mo., daughter of William Homer and Flora Maud Williams Watson. She and Harold Jennings McBride were married Aug. 2, 1936, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died May 2, 1986.

Mrs. McBride was a member of Cape Bible Chapel, VFW Auxiliary and Elks Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Glenda Jean Franck of Wentzville, Mo.; a son, Donald R. McBride of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Jeanne Crites of Jackson; two brothers, Gerald Watson of Ash Grove, Mo., Gary Watson of Cape Girardeau; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Norman Watson of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren, Ben and Rick Franck, Julie Kamp, Deidre Koehler, and Keiki Patterson; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Garold McBride; a daughter, Darlene Young; a brother, and three sisters.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Dan Greene officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ben and Rick Franck, Brett Koehler, Kevin Patterson, Jeff Crites, Rob Hileman, Wayne Watson and David Crites.

In honoring Dorothy McBride's request, memorials may be made to Cape Bible Chapel.