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Dorothy E. Bartley

Dorothy E. Bartley

Dorothy (Hewitt) Bartley, 95, of Steeleville, Illinois formerly of Marissa, Illinois passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021.

Dorothy was born February 4, 1926 in Sandridge, Illinois to William and Ethel (Redden) Hewitt. She married the love of her life, Kenneth “Bun” Bartley on June 8, 1946 at the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, Illinois. Bun preceded her in death on January 16, 1990. She was also preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, and one sister.

Dorothy is survived by her children – Dale (Judy) Bartley of Mt. Vernon, IL, Nancy (Mike) Garlit of Steeleville, IL, and Kenny (Mary) Bartley of Dongola, IL. She had six grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 step-great grandchild, 7 great-great grandchildren, and expecting another in April. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was a homemaker and had worked at several jobs in the local area. She was very talented in crocheting and embroidering and still enjoyed making items for family members until recently. She was a member of the Tilden United Methodist Church in Tilden, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements. A private family graveside service will be observed. Internment will be in the Coulterville Cemetery.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Coulterville Cemetery.

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  1. Rest easy sweet lady! Love you Nancy, I’m here for you.

  2. Connie Smith says:

    So sorry to hear this. You are all in my prayers ❤

  3. Lisa Shemonic says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss . I have fond memories of your mom. I remember all the dolls she had . Cherish the memories. They were good ones .

  4. Cathy Flowers says:

    Dale, Nancy, and Kenny,
    I am so very sorry about the passing of your dear mother. Nancy, I know how much you loved her. You were blessed to have so many good years with her. I will be praying for you. I don’t care how old we get, losing a parent is so very hard. God bless you, and may she Rest In Peace.

  5. Cheryl Walker says:

    Dale, Nancy and Kenny my heart goes out to all of you. I always enjoyed our visits with Aunt Dorothy over the years. She will be greatly missed.

  6. Kathy Johnson says:

    So sorry for your loss Kenny. Prayers for you and your family . She was a wonderful lady mom and I will miss her❤️

  7. Barbara Benedict says:

    My deepest sympathy for the whole family. Prayers for your healing. Heaven just received a beautiful angel.

  8. Stan and Bev says:

    Heaven is sweeter . Thinking of all of you and my precious memories with Aunt Dot and Uncle Bun. Was so happy to see her at our 50 th Anniversary eight years ago. Sending love and prayers to all of you. Love Bev and Stan

  9. Tracy Bartley says:

    Heaven has a beautiful angel. My deepest sympathy to the family.

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  1. Heaven has a beautiful angel. My deepest sympathy to the family.

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  2. Heaven is sweeter . Thinking of all of you and my precious memories with Aunt Dot and Uncle Bun. Was so happy to see her at our 50 th Anniversary eight years ago. Sending love and prayers to all of you. Love Bev and Stan

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  3. My deepest sympathy for the whole family. Prayers for your healing. Heaven just received a beautiful angel.

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  4. So sorry for your loss Kenny. Prayers for you and your family . She was a wonderful lady mom and I will miss her❤️

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  5. Dale, Nancy and Kenny my heart goes out to all of you. I always enjoyed our visits with Aunt Dorothy over the years. She will be greatly missed.

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  6. Dale, Nancy, and Kenny,
    I am so very sorry about the passing of your dear mother. Nancy, I know how much you loved her. You were blessed to have so many good years with her. I will be praying for you. I don’t care how old we get, losing a parent is so very hard. God bless you, and may she Rest In Peace.

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  7. I’m so sorry for your loss . I have fond memories of your mom. I remember all the dolls she had . Cherish the memories. They were good ones .

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  8. So sorry to hear this. You are all in my prayers ❤

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