Doris Dickison

CHILLICOTHE - Doris M. Dickison, 83, of Chillicothe passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Chillicothe.

She was born April 11, 1930, in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of J. Bruce and Bertha (Mueller) Dickison.

Surviving are one brother, Kenneth (Marjorie) Dickison of Chillicothe; one niece, Jody (Ernest) Turner of Chillicothe; and two great-nieces, Isabella and Sierra Turner.

She was preceded in death by her parents and twin sisters, Janet and Shirley.

Doris attended the University of Illinois and graduated from Bradley University. She was a teacher at Mossville Grade School for several years, then worked at the Social Security office until she retired. She spent her entire life on the family farm, raising polled Hereford cattle.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Mossville United Methodist Church, 1015 E. Mossville Road, Peoria, IL 61615, with the Rev. Bob Herath officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the LaSalle Cemetery in rural Chillicothe.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to her church, the ARK Animal Shelter in Lacon or Love-In-Action Food Pantry at the Assembly of God Church in Chillicothe.

Arrangement are through Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe and online condolences may be made to the family at

Funeral Home

Weber Hurd Funeral Home - CHILLICOTHE
1107 NO 4TH ST Chillicothe, IL 61523

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jan. 12 to Jan. 15, 2014