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Dorothy J. (Brace) Raglin

June 19, 1926 ~ October 15, 2018 (age 92)

    Dorothy J. (Brace) Raglin, 92, of Villa Grove, IL, formerly of Carmi, passed away at 12:52 a.m., Monday, October 15, 2018 at Newman Rehab and Health Care in Newman, IL. She was born in Clinton, IA on June 19, 1926 to Evelyn and James Brace. Dorothy married Hayward E. "Bud" Raglin in May 1947.

    She worked at the Value Dress Shop and P.N. Hirsch in Carmi, IL. She belonged to the VFW Auxiliary where she was Historian for 10 years. Her motto after contracting Guillain-Barre Syndrome in 1975 was "One Day at a Time". Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was very loving to all she met. Always worried about others and very caring.

    Dorothy is survived by three children, Janice (Jim) Chilton, of Villa Grove, IL, Randy (Imelda) Raglin, of the Philippines and Diane (Tommy) Parker, of Cumberland Furnace, TN; a sister, Maxine Lamer, of Davenport, IA and eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother Evelyn (Brace) Knop and her father, James Brace, a sister, Evelyn Inman and a brother, Jimmy Brace.

   Funeral service for Dorothy J. (Brace) Raglin, 92, of Villa Grove, IL, formerly of Carmi will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 19, 2018 at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi with Pastor Lenny Summar officiating. Burial will be in White County Memorial Garden in Carmi. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 19, 2018 at Campbell Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Camargo United Methodist Church, 103 E. Main St., Camargo, IL 61919 and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi. 


Donations may be made to:

Camargo United Methodist Church
103 E. Main St, Camargo IL 61919


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