Dorothy Young

Tuesday, January 8, 2002

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Funeral for Dorothy Mae Young of East Prairie will be at 1 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home. Martin Lucas will officiate. Burial will be in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.

Young, 82, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

She was born Aug. 19, 1919, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of Franklin Marion and Cody Thurman Stewart. She married Cecil Dodge, who died Dec. 9, 1944.

Young attended First Christian Church.

Survivors include a son, Clarence Dodge of Perryville, Mo.; three daughters, Marjorie Wheatley, Barbara Dodge and Imogene Ward, all of East Prairie; a sister, Mary Champ of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons, four grandchildren, two brothers and a sister.