MIDDLETOWN - Dorothy Pusey, 89, of Middletown, formerly of Peoria, passed away May 5, 2013, at The Christian Nursing Home.
Visitation will be from 10-11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday also at the funeral home with Paul Boatman, Safe Haven Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Burial will be in Bushnell Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
Dorothy was born October 24, 1923, in Ellisville, Ill., the daughter of Elmer and Grace (Chasteen) Ruark. She married Clyde Pusey in 1945. He preceded her in death on September 4, 1985.
Surviving are her children: Sandra Coffey and Terrie Sparks, both of Middletown, Ill., and Donny Pusey of Bartonville, Ill. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clyde, her brother Eugene Ruark, and her granddaughter Wendy Shurmard.
Dorothy worked in the carnival business her whole life. She enjoyed working in the yard and playing Bingo.
Memorial donations may be made to Safe Haven Hospice or to The Christian Village and will be accepted at the funeral home.