Dorothy V. King, 82 of Morrisonville passed away at 5:50 PM on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.


She was born on July 16, 1933 at Loogootee, IL the daughter of Roy and Tessie Irene (Hunter) Stolte. She married Robert E. King on December 12, 1951 at Vandalia; he preceded her in death on October 2, 2009; She was also preceded in death by her parents; Son, Donald Leroy King; Sister, Audrey Baker; Brother, Terry Stolte.


Dorothy was a bus driver for the Morrisonville School District for 27 years. She had also worked at Wal-Mart. She was one of the founding members of the Morrisonville Community Ambulance for which she was also a volunteer. Dorothy served as a volunteer with the Morrisonville-Palmer Fire Department. She was a member of the Red Hats, Christian County Quilters Guild and enjoyed baking , cooking and making quilts.


Survivors: Daughter, Eugenia “Jeanne” L. (husband, Donald) Vancil of Taylorville, IL; Sons, Gary R. (wife, Connie) King of Taylorville, IL, Jerry M. King of Iowa and Kevin L. King of Morrisonville, IL; Grandchildren, Brad (Kristina) Vancil, Kristine (David) Horn, Gary King Jr. (Magan Hallowell), Ryan (Colleen) King, Nicholas King, Japeth (Alexis) King, Robert King and Caitlin Finley; Great Grandchildren Madelyn Horn, Elijah Horn, Abigail Vancil, Nathan Vancil and Delaney King; Sister, Kay (husband, Wayne) Duree of Bradford, PA; Brothers, James W. (Bette) Stolte of Vandalia, IL and Larry (Peggy) Stolte of St. James, IL; many Nieces and Nephews.


Funeral services will be held at 6:30 PM on Friday, May 13, 2016 at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville with Rev. Chad Foster officiating. Burial will follow on Saturday at Sidener Cemetery in St. Elmo. Visitation will be held on Friday from 3:00 PM until time of service at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville.


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