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Dorothy Mae Arthur

July 24, 1935 January 8, 2017
Dorothy Mae Arthur
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Obituary for Dorothy Mae Arthur Dorothy Mae Arthur, 81, of Bicknell, IN passed away Sunday January 8, 2017 at 3:58 PM at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born July 24, 1935 in Fritchton, IN the daughter of Richard and Maude Wolford Emmons. She married Riley �Gene� Arthur and she and her new husband raised his 9 brothers and sisters after the death of his parents along with their own 3 children. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Bicknell. IN and the Rebecca Lodge in Bicknell. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her children, Michael Arthur, and his wife Ruth Ann of Vincennes and Ellen Crecelius of Bicknell, IN. Her daughter in law, Carla Arthur of Bicknell, IN her grandchildren, Dereck Abel, Kindra Arnold, Brittany Crowder and Eric Arthur. She is also survived by her great grandchildren, Chelsea Alvis, Kurtis Alvis, Alannea Abel, Lane Abel and Easton Abel. Her sister in law, Marie Emmons of Bicknell, IN, her brothers in law whom she raised, Arlie Arthur, Frank Arthur, John Arthur and Ronnie Arthur. She will also be missed by her several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Arthur, a son, Mitchell Arthur, two grandson�s, Aaron Arthur and Chad Arthur, a brother George Emmons and a sister in infancy. She was also preceded in death by the in laws she raised, Viola Shepard, Juanita Carie, Harry Arthur Jr, George Arthur and Nellie Bogard. Funeral services will be celebrated Wednesday January 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Bicknell Memorial Mausoleum with Pastor Seth Alexander officiating. She will be entombed next to her husband in the Bicknell Memorial Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at the mausoleum at 12:00 PM until the time of services. Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Good Samaritan Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to the Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel.
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