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Dorothy F. Southerlan, 86, of Lincoln,
died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at 12:35 a.m. at Vonderlieth Living
Center in Mount Pulaski.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral
will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the
Rev. Jame Hahs officiating.
Burial will be in Keys Cemetery, rural Beason.
Mrs. Southerlan was a cashier in the Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital business office and at Kaup
Grocery Store in Atlanta.
She was born April 30, 1922, in Atlanta, to
William and Lelah Lovan McCance. She married Everett
Southerlan on June 3, 1939, in McLean. He preceded
her in death on Aug. 14, 1994.
She is survived by three sons, Merlin (and Jane)
Southerlan of Rushville, Marvin (and Janet)
Southerlan of Eagle, Colo., and Everett Ray
Southerlan of Apache Junction, Ariz.; seven
grandchildren, Dena, Penny, Pam, Tim, Kyra, Machelle
and Melissa; two stepgrandchildren; 10
great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; one
great-great-grandchild; and two
She was also preceded in death by two sisters,
one brother and a daughter-in-law, Donna Southerlan.
She was the last of her immediate family.
She was a member of the First United Methodist
Church of Lincoln.
Memorials may be made to her church.
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