MURPHYSBORO — Dorothy M. Zimmerman, 88, of Winnsboro, Texas, formerly of Murphysboro, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the Autumn Winds of Winnsboro.
Dorothy was born Nov. 25, 1930, in Jacob, the daughter of Rolla and Eula (Ditch) Wright.
She married Charles J. Zimmerman on Feb. 9, 1951, in Murphysboro, and they shared 46 years of marriage before he preceded her in death April 25, 1997.
Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of the Ava Presbyterian Church.
Dorothy is survived by two grandsons, Richard Hill, and Shaun Zimmerman; two granddaughters, April Giulvezan, and Dawn Hill; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Duke (Bonnie) Wright, of Willisville.
Mrs. Zimmerman was preceded in death by her parents, husband and four children.
Services will be at noon Saturday, May 11, in Wilson's Funeral Home in Ava. Burial will follow in Ava Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday morning at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
To sign the guestbook online, visit www.wilsonsfuneralhome.net.