George Earl Dorney
George Earl Dorney
  • April 13, 1923 - December 6, 2014
  • Illinois

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George Earl Dorney, age 91 of Allendale, IL, passed from this life to the next on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 1:05pm at Wabash General Hospital, Mt. Carmel, IL.
George was born on April 13, 1923 at St. Francisville, IL to Obe Dorney and Opal (Prout) Dorney. He served our country in WWII in the Army.
George attended the First Christian Church in Allendale, and it was there where he married Vivian Burris on October 3, 1951. They have one daughter, Deborah "Debbie" Williams, and son-in-law, Jim of Oblong, IL and one grandson, David Williams of Kankakee, IL.
George farmed and worked in the oilfield for several years until an accident caused him to be disabled. After that he enjoyed helping others in whatever way he could; whether it was odd and end farming, mowing peoples' yards, shoveling snow, etc. He enjoyed joking and cutting up with people; especially with children! He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
George was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Dale, Bernard, Bobbie, and John Dorney, sisters: Nina Abell, Cleta Bass, Kathleen Pierson and Evah Mae Dorney, grandson, Matthew Williams and twin great-granddaughters, Gabriella Lynn and Isabella Marie Williams.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 10AM at the Ingram Funeral Home in Allendale, IL.
Burial will follow at the Allendale Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 5PM to 7PM at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to either the Allendale First Christian Church, The Allendale Volunteer Fire Department or the Allendale Ruritan Club to honor his memory.
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Ingram Funeral Home of Allendale is entrusted with the arrangements.