Dorothy M. Terrill, age 90, a 26-year resident of Mohave Valley, Ariz., passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Davis House in Bullhead City, Ariz.
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Dorothy was born on December 25, 1922 in Sinking Valley, Pa., and grew up on a farm. She graduated in 1941 from Altoona High School, Altoona, Pa. She served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 -1947 at Long Beach Naval Hospital in California.
In 1950 she married Charles M. Terrill of Cody, Neb. Charles and Dorothy lived in the Panama Canal Zone until 1952, and then returned to Pennsylvania. They moved to Battle Creek, Mich., where she worked for the U.S. Government Defense Department until her retirement in 1986. Upon retirement they moved to Mohave Valley, Ariz.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, in 2001; parents in 1966; a sister in 2001; a sister in 2000; and a brother in 1966.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Calvary Chapel, 1620 Plantation Road, Mohave Valley, Ariz.
Desert Lawn Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Desert Lawn Funeral Home
9250 S. Ranchero Lane Mohave Valley, AZ 86440
Published in Mohave Daily News Online from Jan. 16 to Jan. 23, 2013