Dorothy Belle List


Dorothy Belle List, age 103, of Greenwood, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at Greenwood Health and Living Community in Greenwood.

Dorothy was born Sept. 21, 1913, in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Arthur W. and Pearl (Terrill) Rose. She married James Justice List, and he preceded her in death.

Dorothy’s faith in Jesus Christ was at the center of her life. Relationships with family and many dear friends were most important to her, and her heart was filled with love for little children. She was a 1931 graduate of Harter Stanford Township High School, Flora, Illinois. She enjoyed taking vacations and traveling. Dorothy had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Columbia City, where she regularly attended Sunday school and many church activities. She had been a homemaker and also worked at Ace Hardware of Columbia City. The family wishes to thank the staff at Greenwood Health and Living for the devotion and care that they gave while she was with them.

She is survived by her daughter, Helen Crawford of Greenwood; a grandson, James (Kristin) Morris of Indianapolis; three great-grandsons, Daniel (Melissa) Morris of Indianapolis, Stephen Morris of Anderson and Joseph Morris of Bloomington; two great-great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Kylie Morris; one brother, Paul Rose of Flora; and nieces and nephews, Barbara Coble, Jennifer Perry, Paul Ray Rose, Biff Rose, Beccie Galloway, and David Tygett.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Kenneth and Art Rose and two sisters, Amelia Rose Tygett and Nola Stapinski.

A funeral service for Dorothy List will be at noon Saturday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Flora, Illinois, with a visitation starting at 11 a.m. Ben VanHyning will officiate. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora.

Memorials in Dorothy’s name are suggested to Lifepoint Church, 8540 Combs Road, Indianapolis, IN 46237, and will be accepted at the funeral home.