DIXON – Dorothy Norah Cooper (Inness), 96, formerly of Dixon, IL, died Friday, April 12, 2019, in Surprise, AZ.
Dorothy was born October 18, 1922, in West Jordan, UT, the daughter of Charles Stanley Inness and Norah Alice (Mawson) Inness. She graduated from Waukegan High School in 1941. In 1942 she married her husband, George H., of 75 years.
In Dixon, Dorothy served as a legal secretary for Robert Warner, Edward Jones, the Lee County States Attorney, and as the executive secretary for the Sinnissippi Mental Health Center until her retirement. She was also a longtime PEO member. In 1993 she and her husband moved to the Sun City West, AZ area.
Preceding her in death was her husband in 2017; sisters, Marjorie Biddlecom, of Waukegan and Alice Hett of Palm Bay, FL; and brother, Stanley Inness of CA.
She is survived by her son, Craig (Linda) of Glendale, AZ; daughter, Carol of Sun City West, AZ; four grandchildren, Christopher Cooper of Round Rock, TX, Nathan Cooper and Patrick Cooper both of Glendale, AZ, Emily Camire of Gilbert, AZ; and five great-grandchildren.