Dorothy Kingery

Dorothy Kingery, 95, of Astoria died at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005, at Astoria Gardens & Rehab Center.

She was born Dec. 2, 1909, in Kerton Township, Fulton County, a daughter of Eddie and Edna (Mayall) Thomas. She married Virgil Kingery on Aug. 14, 1937, in Fort Madison, Iowa. He died Jan. 14, 1974.

She also was preceded in death by one infant brother, Clarence.

Surviving are one daughter, Virginia (and Norman) Welker of Macomb; two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker, sorted corn for Mummert Seed Co., was a Fuller Brush dealer for 15 years and helped on the family farm.

She attended the Summum Christian Church and later joined the Illinois Street Christian Church in Lewistown. She was also a member of the U Go I Go Club.

Services were held Sunday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Burial was in Summum Cemetery near Astoria.

Memorials may be made to Summum Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/14/2005

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