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Dorothy M. (Orr) Neff

October 15, 1931 ~ December 19, 2016 (age 85)

   Dorothy M. Neff, 85, of Quincy, died at 7:05 p.m. Monday (December 19, 2016) in Timber Point Healthcare Center in Camp Point.

   Born October 15, 1931 in Pike County, Illinois, Dorothy was the daughter of Harry and Edith Harris Orr.  She married J. Birney Neff on December 28, 1951 in Hannibal, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on May 5, 1998.

   Dorothy had been an active member of Faith Assembly of God Church where she taught Sunday School and was very involved with the Missionettes.  She enjoyed being a member of the Red Hat Ladies, crocheting and bluegrass music, going to many festivals over the years.  Dorothy's greatest joy was her family and she loved babysitting her grandchildren and being active in their lives.

   Dorothy was employed at Grandview Manor Nursing Home, later Timber Point Nursing Home in Camp Point as the Activity Director for 16 years and then for 10 years in the cafeteria at Moorman Manufacturing until her retirement.  Dorothy was also a volunteer EMT with the Adams County Ambulance Service for many years.

   Survivors include her daughter, Cammie Reeves (Coby) of Paloma, IL; her son, Kevin Neff (Peggy) of Loraine, IL; four grandchildren, Amber Neff, Cory Reeves (Emily), Chase Reeves and Caylee Reeves; two great grandchildren, Carter Reeves and Sawyer Reeves and one great grandson due in April 2017; a brother, Warren Orr (Pat) of Pittsfield, IL; a sister in law, Becky Orr of Hannibal, MO; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Neff was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Birney; and two brothers, Bill Orr and Don Orr (Annette).

   Graveside services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:00 in Greenmount Cemetery with Pastor V. Lee Amsler officiating.

   There is no visitation but friends are invited to attend the graveside services.  The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  

   Memorials may be made to Timber Point Nursing Home or Riverside Community Church.
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