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Dorothy Jean (Hess) Emery

July 20, 1942 ~ October 9, 2020 (age 78)


Dorothy Jean Emery, 78, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Alton, Illinois and Marble Hill, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 9, 2020, in Cape Girardeau.

An only child, Dorothy was born July 20, 1942, in Illinois, to Cecil Frazier and Melva Dean Wheeler Hess. 

Dorothy married Charles Weaver and they had a son, David Weaver.  She later married Dale Emery.  After Dale’s passing, she enjoyed a long term relationship with Don Robinson, and he preceded her in death.

Dorothy resided many years in Alton and was a manager at Purina in Alton.  Dorothy enjoyed shopping, playing cards and dominos, going to casinos and dining out. 

Loving survivors include a son, David Weaver of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren, Brittany Weaver (Charles Moore) of Cape Girardeau and Ryan Weaver of Jackson; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Weaver; her second husband, Dale Emery; and her parents.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, October 15, 2020, at McCombs Funeral Home, 1425 Kurre Lane, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

Interment is private at a later date.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Saint Francis Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on the TRIBUTE WALL tab of Dorothy’s personal obituary page at

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October 15, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
McCombs Funeral Home
1425 Kurre Lane
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


Saint Francis Hospice
14 Doctors Park, Suite B, Cape Girardeau MO 63701
Tel: 1-573-331-3177

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