A memorial service for Dorothy Hilda Gersch Lemon age 90 of Southside, Ark. was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the Southside United Methodist Church with Dr. Jim Pierce officiating. A private burial will be at the Egner Cemetery at Salado with arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service of Batesville, Ark.
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Dorothy Hilda Gersch Lemon died Friday, November 8, 2013 at a local nursing home. She was born February 25, 1923 at Brookhaven, Miss. to Wm. Gersch and Lethia Case Gersch. She was retired from International Paper in Bastrop and was a member of the Southside United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clifford Frank Lemon; one son William James Lemon and one brother, W.J. Gersch.
Survivors include one daughter, Donna Baxter and her husband, Deaun; a daughter-in-law, Carol Zito Lemon; one granddaughter, Claire Pruitt and husband Tim; two great-grandchildren, Hunter Pruitt and Emma Pruitt; step-grandchildren, John, Michael, Danielle, Will, Nick and Jake Frechione;Sissy and Rick Wilson; M'Shay Moore; Morgan Isley; Scott, Tracy, Hannah and Hayden Baxter; and Shelly Baxter.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Southside United Methodist Church.
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise on Nov. 13, 2013