Doretta L. (Scull) York

Born: Mon., Jul. 24, 1933
Died: Sat., Jun. 24, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 28, 2017
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Wed., Jun. 28, 2017
Location: Watts Cemetery

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Doretta L. York, 83, Oblong, IL passed away Saturday June 24, 2017 at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, IL.

Born July 24, 1933 in Oblong, IL, the was the daughter of James Harlan Nathaniel Scull and Ester Bernadine (Harris) Scull. On December 27, 1958 she married Joseph “Carl” York and they were married for 50 years when Carl died June 20, 2009.

Doretta was plant manager for Robinson Transformer from 1958 until it closed in 2006. She was also a homemaker, member of the Oblong High School Class of 1952. Doretta was known for her fried chicken. She was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs but most of all she loved being with her family.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-laws Larry Scull of Oblong, IL, Joe and Cindy York, Palestine, IL and Jim and Shara York, Oblong, IL; two daughters and sons-in-laws Jeanne and Larry Garrard and Dee Anna and Ron Jennings both of Oblong, IL; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; her sister Emmaline Scull, Oblong, IL and Charlie, her dog that she dearly loved.

Preceding her in death were her parents and husband, Joseph "Carl" York, 2009.

Visitation will be Wednesday June 28, 2017 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL. There will be a Graveside Service immediately after the visitation in Watts Cemetery, Oblong, IL.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Crawford County Humane Society with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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Max Leichty
   Posted Mon June 26, 2017
Speaking on behalf the Class of '52, So sorry to hear about Doretta, our thoughts and prayers will be with her family.

Max Leichty

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