Sunday, August 23, 2009

Dorothy Carmichael

Princeton Post Telegraph July 23 2009 obit

Dorothy Mae Carmichael, 76, died Sunday July 19 2009 at Wayne County Hospital in Corydon, Iowa.
Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Max Carmichael were held Wednesday July 22 at Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Chapel in Lineville, Ia. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Lineville.
Mrs Carmichael, daughter of Oral & Louie (Durham) Haggard, was born in Mercer MO on Oct 4 1932. She was raised in the Mercer community and was a 1950 graduate of Mercer High School.
She married Howard ""H.L." Carmichael on Dec. 2 1950. They lived most of their married life in Davenport, Iowa. They later moved to Meridian, Miss. for 13 years before returning to Mercer in 1989 after Mr Carmichael retired. From 1989 to 2007 they spent winters in Pharr, Texas.
She was a member of the Mercer Baptist Church. She loved to shop and travel, but mostly loved to spend time with her husband, children, & grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, H.L. Carmichael of the home in Mercer; three daughters, Ardeania Cale & husband Ron of Davenport, IA; Rita Worden & husband Terry of Walcott, IA; and Renee Puryear of Jacksonville, FL; two brothers, Richard Haggard of East Moline, IL.; & Jerry Haggard and wife Freeda of Redding, CA; a sister-in-law Chastine Haggard of Mercer; six grandchildren, Terrah Setteducato & husband Vinny; Justin and Samantha Young; Ryan Cale; Savannah Worden & Trey Puryear; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister Carolyn Shroyer; two brothers, Billy & Max HAggard; two sisters-in-law Barbara Haggard & Jeanne Carmichael; and a brother-in-law, Wayne Shroyer.
The family requests memorial contributions to Mercer Baptist Church in lieu of flowers. Contributions may be maled to Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Service, PO Box 316, Princeton MO 64673.

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