Obituary and Service Information for Dorothy M. DeClue

DeClue, Dorothy M.

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011
Time: 12:00pm

Service Location:
Mahn Festus Chapel

Shepherd Hills Cemetery, Barnhart, Missouri

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108

Dorothy Mae "Dotty" DeClue, 93, formerly of Festus, Missouri entered into rest Sunday, August 14, 2011 at her Fenton residence. She retired from McDonnell-Douglas in 1982 after 30 years of employment. Born March 4, 1918, in Festus, Missouri, to the late Alfred and Mildred (Cross) Ramey. Her husband Joseph D. "Mick" DeClue preceded her in death in April 1992.

She is survived by her loving family which includes daughters: Beverly King of Altanta, GA and Virginia Young of Bonne Terre, MO; 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and many great great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband she is preceded in death by brothers: Bud Ramey, Leon Ramey and Jesse Ramey; and sister, Albertine Forshee.

She had been a volunteer at Jefferson Regional Medical Center for many years and had attended Calvary Assembly of God Church She enjoyed helping people at Lakeview Park. Her family fondly remembers her as loving her family dearly, being a jokester and for being the "ultimate backseat driver".

Pastor Ray Thomas will officiate service.


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