Dolly M. Eddington
METROPOLIS, Ill. — Ms. Dolly M. Eddington, age 80, of Metropolis, Ill., passed away Tuesday evening, October 29, 2013, at 5:29 p.m. at Massac Memorial Hospital. She was born August 13, 1933, to Benjamin Franklin and Thelma (Yoacum) Gamble.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Aikins Farmer Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Sharp officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic #10 Cemetery in New Columbia.
Dolly was of the Baptist faith and a very positive person; always looking at the bright side of things, including her health.
Dolly is survived by two sons, James Eddington Jr. and wife Kim of Karnak, and Darrell Eddington of Metropolis; two daughters, Tammie Eddington of Metropolis, and Tonya Lee of Metropolis; four grandchildren, Jessica Eddington and David Kelso of Metropolis, James (JR) Eddington and Kayla Eddington of Karnak; one great-grandson, Levi James Eddington of Karnak; two brothers, Bill Cohoon and wife Doris of Joppa, and Floyd Cohoon of Metropolis; one sister, Jo Ann Vanzant of Perry, Ga.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Thelma Eddington; and three brothers, James Gamble, Bob Cohoon and Eugene Gamble.
Visitation will be held Friday, November 1, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Aikins Farmer Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Darrell Eddington, Matt Hall, James (JR) Eddington, Ralph Lee, David Kelso, Justin Phillips, Levi Eddington.