- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 02 March 2011
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Funeral services for Dorothy Peterson, age 87 of Lombard, Ill., were at noon Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at the Purley Baptist Church. Burial was in the Purley Cemetery with Rev. Atwell Haskins officiating.
Mrs. Peterson was born March 1, 1923 in Mount Vernon to Virgil Holder and Fannie Groom Holder. She attended Mount Vernon High School, was a member of the First Baptist Church and attended church in Longview before moving to Illinois.
She died Friday, Feb. 25 in Lombard, Ill.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Dean and Connie Penland-Peterson; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a brother, Rouy Holder.