Champaign- Dorothy E. Neill 92, of Champaign passed away on Thursday December 9, 2010 at the Champaign County Nursing Home in Urbana. She was born January 15, 1918 to Alvin and Mabel Brown Schnake in Beaucoup, Illinois. She married James Neill on January 2, 1947 in Nashville, Illinois and he preceded her in death on November 9, 1999. Surviving are two sons- John (Kimberlee) Neill of Rantoul and James (Evelyn) Neill of Alta Vista, Kansas and also two grandchildren- Zavier and Jadyn of Rantoul. She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother- Stanley and one sister- Marjorie.
She was a schoolteacher having taught in the Mt. Vernon, Illinois school system and also taught pre-school at the 1st United Methodist Church, Champaign. She was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church, Champaign and a long time member of the Jr. Women’s League and the Illinois State Retired Teachers Association.
Visitation for Mrs. Neill will be held on Thursday December 16, 2010 at the Morgan Memorial Home 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy, Illinois from 4-until- 6 P.M.
Graveside services will be held at the Rose lawn Cemetery, Champaign on Friday December 17, 2010 at 11:00 A.M.
Memorials contributions should be directed to the Champaign County Humane Society or to the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.
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