Dorothy Marie Brinson, 87, of Terre Haute and formerly of Lyons, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006 at Royal Oaks Nursing Home in Terre Haute.
Born June 22, 1918 in Salina, Kansas, she was the daughter of Raymond Jones Sr. and Marjorie McKinney. She had been married to Eugene Merle Brinson, who passed away in 1982.
She had been a rivet machine operator for Keller Aluminum in Linton, retiring after 17 years of service.
Survivors include: a son Gary Brinson; four daughters, Sharon and her husband Vic MacDonald of Smith, Ala., Jeannette and her husband Robert Anthony of North Vernon, Gloria and her husband Don Picou of Owensburg, and Barbara and her husband Larry Hanna of Terre Haute; four brothers, Paul, Jim, Raymond Jr., and Bill, all of Kansas; five sisters, Betty, Pauline, Maxine, Frances, and Barbara, also of Kansas; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Eugene, and two sisters, Iona and Ruth.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home, Lyons. Burial will be in Marco Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today, 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, and one hour prior to the services Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.