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Dora M. MCWHORTER Obituary

Dora M. McWhorter

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Dora M. McWhorter, 90, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Capitol Care Center.

She was born April 23, 1924, in Delavan, Ill., the daughter of Leonard and Grace Parkhurst. Dora married Oather McWhorter in 1941 in Delavan. He preceded her in death in 1986.

Dora was a member of the Riverton Christian Church and AARP.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Dora is survived by a son, Leonard McWhorter; two brothers, Fred Parkhurst of Delavan and Leonard Parkhurst of Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at noon on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Riverton Christian Church, the Rev. Grant Ray officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverton Christian Church.

Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at

Published in The State Journal-Register from June 10 to June 11, 2014
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