Dorthella G. McVey

Dec 28th, 2001

Herrin- Dorthella G. McVey, 82, died at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, December 25,
2001 at her home.

Mrs. McVey was born August l0, l9l9 in Herrin to Everett H. and Dexter Pearl (Howell) Wade.

She married John B. McVey December 25, 1938 in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He died December 26, 1994.

She was a homemaker and attended Cottage Home Baptist Church in Carbondale, IL.

Survivors include:
Son and daughter in law – Cary Dale and Christine McVey –
Carbondale, IL
Daughter – Sandra Sue Jordan – Carbondale, IL
Granddaughter and grandson in law – Wendy Sue & Dave Smith –
Marion, IL
Granddaughter & grandson in law – Cindy Jo and Kelly Fenton
Carterville, IL
Grandson and granddaughter in law – Matthew & Gaia McVey –
Carbondale, IL
Grandson – Timothy McVey – Carbondale, IL
Grandson – Patrick Ryan McVey – Carbondale
Brother and sister in law -Everett Russell & Dorothy Wade – Newport Richey,
Sister – Barbara Clayton – Carbondale, IL
3 nephews –
Danny Clayton, Ricky Clayton, Rusty Clayton
Preceded by parents, husband, former Mayor of Herrin, John B. McVey and son in law
Rowan E. Jordan.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2001 at Johnson Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Rev. Ralph Brandon will officiate. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Herrin City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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