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Dorothy Geneva Tite

East Alton | Monday, February 22 2016

Dorothy Geneva Tite, 91, passed away 2:50 a.m. Monday, February 22, 2016 at her residence.

Born in Equality, IL on December 5, 1924, she was the daughter of Steve and Elizabeth (Wargel) Bradley.

She married Samuel B. Tite on March 14, 1942 in St. Charles, MO.  He died November 3, 1969

Dorthy enjoyed gardening, making quilts for family members and her friends at the Alton Belle.

She is survived by a son, Ivan (Judy, who was like another daughter) Tite; five daughters, Veva (Jim) Watts, Wilda (Roger) Phillips, Elizabeth Whitehead, Verva Kizer, Judy (Jeff) Robinson; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; brother, Charles Bradley; two sisters, Frances Sieverding, Marcella (Don) Elders; special niece, Rosie Tite; numerous nieces and nephews; dear neighbors, Marvin and Sharon; and beloved dog, Tinker Bell". 

Preceding in death were her husband; parents; two children in infancy, Samuel R. and Sharon S. Tite; three brothers, John, Bob and Valentine "Pal" Bradley; sister, Teresa Tite; sons-in-law, Clint Whitehead, Tom Kizer; great granddaughter, Megan Elizabeth Whitehead.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, continue from 10a.m until time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday. Pastor Steve Doering and Brittany Gilleland will officiate the service.

Burial will follow in Woodland Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice in recognition for the compassion and care.


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