Dorothy L. Pugh, 92, formerly of Jackson, passed away May 30, 2016 at Chateau Girardeau Nursing Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born February 9, 1924, in St.Louis, Missouri, daughter of Clarence and Marjorie Reitz Richardson.  She and Wiley Pugh were married February 6, 1943 in St. Louis. He passed away March 30, 1997.

Dorothy was a member of Peter’s Memorial Presbyterian Church in St. Louis.  She was a 1942 graduate of Roosevelt High School in St. Louis, and retired from Ramsey Corporation in St. Louis after 20 years.  Dorothy was a former Girl Scout of America leader, a member of St. Louis Gem and Mineral Society and loved gardening.

Loving survivors include a son, Don Pugh (Ellen McMahon) of Jackson; a daughter, Judy Pantazo of Vista, California; a grandson, Derek Pugh of Whiteman Air Force Base near Sedalia, Missouri; a sister, Roberta Frechmann of St. Louis, and a niece, Teri Davidson of Arnold, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

The visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2016 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

A graveside funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Fruitland with Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Chateau Girardeau Foundation Employees Fund or the American Diabetes Association.

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