SPRINGFIELD – Dorothy E. McBride, 87, of Springfield died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Oak Terrace.
She was born Oct. 19, 1920, in Springfield, the daughter of George and Theresa Smith Flemming. She married Howard J. McBride on June 28, 1941; he preceded her in death on July 12, 1995.
She also was preceded by her parents.
She is survived by two daughters, Georgie Grigsby of Chatham and JoAnn Bokamp of Springfield; four grandchildren, Gary Grigsby of Chatham, Gayle (husband, Frankie) Medal of South Carolina, Jimmy Evans of St. Louis and J.R. Evans of Rochester; and several cousins.
Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Springfield.
She was a dance teacher for many years and she retired from the Illinois secretary of state’s office.
She was a former member of Church of the Little Flower and a lifelong member of the TRN Club.
Funeral services will begin at noon Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, with visitation one hour prior to services, with Msgr. John Ossola officiating. Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery
Memorials may be made to Church of the Little Flower.
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