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Carrie L. Dobson, 84, of Tuscola, Ill., passed away at 12:07 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, Ill.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, March 9, at Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bement Cemetery, Bement, Ill.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Carrie was born February 22, 1934, in Somerset, Ky., the daughter of Leon and Leva Beshears Ard.
She married David R. Dobson on November 2, 1952, in Bement. They recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. He survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Kim (Debbie) Dobson of Monticello and Brian (Lynn) Dobson of Lutz, Fla.; daughters, Jill Dobson of Champaign and Carla (David) Boyer of Rossville, Ill.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Ard of Bement; half-brother, Jay Ard of Bement, sisters, Joan Trifilo of St. Pete Beach, Fla., and Sharon Dorsey of Waynesville, N.C.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Lela Wildman.
Carrie worked as a retail clerk for many years at Four Seasons Clothing Store and at the Tuscola outlet mall.
She was a member of Tuscola First Christian Church. Carrie enjoyed walking on the beaches in Florida, going to garage sales and she was a Fighting Illini fan. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and extended family members.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello, Ill.
Online condolences may be shared via hilligossshraderfh.com
Published on March 5, 2018
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