Dorothy R. LANHAM

Dorothy R. Lanham

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Dorothy R. Lanham, 87, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 2, 1926, to Russell and Florence (Krell) Lanham.

Dorothy was formerly employed by the State of Illinois Children Services and was a caregiver. A longtime member of First Presbyterian Church, she served as a deacon and docent and belonged to the church's quilters group.

She is survived by two nieces, Susan Nettleton and Helen Lanham; two nephews, Mark and Tim Lanham; and a great-niece, Sarah Nettleton.

Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church.

Funeral Home

Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home - Springfield
437 S. Grand Ave. West  Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-1500

Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 9, 2014