DeKALB – Dorothy Whitfield, 85, of DeKalb, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center, DeKalb.
She was born June 24, 1928, in Kingston Township, the daughter of Charlie John and Edith Sophie (Knepprath) Johnson.
Survivors include her daughter, Marilyn (Denver) Waddell of Kingston; two grandchildren, Sam (Deb) Waddell and Samantha Waddell; and two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Anne and Logan Marie Waddell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clovis J. Whitfield.
Services will be private. Burial will take place in Alabama at a later date.
Arrangements were completed by Butala Funeral Home and Crematory of Sycamore.
For condolences or to sign the online guest book, visit www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Nov. 26, 2013