Dorothy Wilkinson

Dorothy May Wilkinson (Thwing)

Monday, February 19th, 1945 - Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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Dorothy May Wilkinson 74, Springfield, MO. passed away in her home on Sunday, October 6, 2019. She was born in Fordland, MO. on February 19, 1945, to Clarence Andrew and Elsie Fay (Proctor) Thwing. She was retired from both Zenith Electronics Corporation after 27 years of service and Wal-Mart, after 21 years of service, at store # 86. She was the Matriarch of her family. She loved collecting Light Houses of every shape and size. She loved Elvis and Rock and Roll Music.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Goldie Morris and her step-son, Bruce Wilkinson. She is survived by two daughters: Candus Williams and her husband Jack, and Marilyn Inman, a step-daughter: Margaret Meltabarger and her husband Jim, three grandchildren: Brandon Inman and his partner, Jennifer Weber, Brittany Inman, and Christin Alford, nine great-grandchildren: Madison, Lindsey, Hailey, Allison, Kylee, Gracie, Gunner, Sabrina and Ethan.
A Memorial Visitation is planned for Monday, October 14, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Cremation is under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home North.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, October 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, October 14th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Greenlawn Funeral Home- North Springfield
    3506 N National Ave
    Springfield, Missouri 65803
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Memorial Visitation

    Monday, October 14th, 2019 |
    Monday, October 14th, 2019
    Greenlawn Funeral Home North
    3506 North National Ave
    Springfield, MO
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Ben & Cassy Berman

Posted at 06:12pm
Grandma Dorthy, I can’t ever thank you enough for the wonderful childhood memories. Thank you for being one of my guardian angels. Thank you for making me feel loved.
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Lisa Clutter

Posted at 06:18pm
So sorry to hear. No matter how old you are, you feel like a lost child. Love you.

Janet Morris

Posted at 10:50pm
Our hearts are with you and as grief floods you with memories of Dorothy I hope the pain of knowing she is gone doesn’t keep you from holding all the good times close to your ❤️

Pat and Bill Schwartz

Posted at 09:25pm
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