Dorothy Virginia Veach, 89 of Carlyle, Illinois, formerly of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Carlyle Health Care Center.
Dorothy was born on January 25, 1929 in Granite City, Illinois; the daughter of the late Ernest J. and Mildred L. (Stevens) Miller. Dorothy was a homemaker who was a member of Bethel Chapel in Granite City, Illinois and enjoyed attending the Assembly of God Church in Carlyle, Illinois. Dorothy will be remembered for the love of her family and all the special times they shared together.
Dorothy is survived by and will be missed by her daughter; Sandy Kirksey of Carlyle, Illinois; her granddaughter, Kimberly (Terry) Wilkerson; her great-grandchildren, Alexis Robert, Hannah Robert, Ashley Robert; her sisters, Peggy Klingmann, Mary Havell; her brothers, Donald (Brenda) Miller, Jack (Alicia) Miller.
In addition to Dorothy’s parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Roland W. Veach, whom she married on July 16, 1949; her granddaughter, Dawn Renee Vest; her son-in-law, Don Kirksey; her sisters, Eretta Hale, Betty Miller, Melba (Jim) Vernon, Norma Jean (Johnny) Moore; her brothers, James Miller, Dale Miller, Wayne Miller.
In Celebration of Dorothy’s life, friends may call on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor David Brimm officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to the family or Autism Speaks. 1121 Olivette Executive Parkway, suite 220, St. Louis, Missouri 63132.
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