Dorothy M. Huskey

Dorothy M. Huskey, 89 of Brownstown died at 11:10 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. at Gieseking Funeral Home in Brownstown with Tim Caraway officiating. Burial followed at Griffith Cemetery in Brownstown. Visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Dorothy was born Sunday, Aug. 25, 1929 in East St. Louis to Clarence and Pearl (Hand) Rayoum. She married Marvin L. Huskey on January 24, 1947 in East St. Louis, IL and he preceded her in death on July 1, 1999. She was a homemaker and a Christian.

She is survived by her sons, Philip (Kathy) Huskey of Brownstown and Martin (Nancy) Huskey of Vandalia; daughters Linda Shaw of Brownstown and Jeanne Thomas of Brownstown; grandchildren Matt, Renee, Jimmy, Tonja, Stacey, Shelly, Heather, Cori, Chandler, Tad, and Craig; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; two sisters; and one sister in infancy.

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