Doris M. Illig, the daughter of the late Clyde Dennis and Georgia Mae Williams Hickam, was born in Carbondale, Il. on Nov. 24, 1943, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Oct. 5, 2008, at the age of 64.
She had spent many years in Illinois living in Cutler, Ava, Chester and Colp. She moved to Dexter in 2004 and was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter.
On July 12, 1968, she was married to William Arthur Illig in Cutler, Illinois. He preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 1996.
Surviving are two daughters, Melody Sumner and Christy Tucker both of Dexter; five grandchildren; one brother, Terry Hickam of Percy, Il.; and one sister, Judy Alvey of Dardanelle, Ark.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 7, 2008, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Vistation will also be held from 1 p.m. until funeral time on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at the Tri County Pentecostal Church in Cutler, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Tri County Pentecostal Church in Cutler, Illinois with Pastor Joseph Geuin of Dexter officiating and the Rev. Marcus Geuin of Dexter assisting.
Interment will follow in the Cutler Cemetery in Cutler, Illinois with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.