Lillian Dooley

Tuesday, November 6, 2001

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lillian Rea Dooley, 79, of Chaffee died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 7, 1921, in Atkins, Ark., daughter of Bertie Alvin and Katie Muirhead Bixler. She and Noble F. Dooley were married March 6, 1937. He died May 16, 1982.

Lillian was a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include five sons, Troy Dooley of Jackson, Mo., Gerald Dooley of Terre Haute, Ind., Gary Dooley of St. Louis, Ed and Pete Dooley of Chaffee; four daughters, Joyce Dooley of Chaffee, Shirley Keachie of St. Louis, Linda Kraemer of Jackson, Rebecca Supak of Springfield, Mo.; a brother, Jack Bixler of Jackson; a sister, Berdine Hampton of Lansing, Mich.; 20 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Dooley; six brothers, a sister, and a grandchild.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee after 4 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, with the Rev. Vyron Yount officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo.