Dorothy Mae Coryell

December 22, 1927March 1, 2019

Dorothy Mae Coryell, 91, of Pekin, Illinois, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019 at Timbercreek Rehab and Health Center in Pekin. She was born on December 22, 1927 in Loogootee, Indiana to Charles and Dorothy (Davis) Dillon. She married Paul E. Coryell on June 20, 1948 in Pekin, Illinois. He preceded her in death on December 7, 2002 in Pekin, Illinois. She is also preceded in death by her parents, one great grandson, Wade and four brothers. She is survived by two children, Carolyn (Del) Kaufmann of Mapleton, Illinois and Terry (Melanie) Coryell of Pekin, Illinois; four grandchildren, Laura (Mike) Everett, Delton (Angel) Wienzierl, Kit Coryell and Destiny Litz; four great grandchildren, Morgan, Colton, Skyler and Mariah; one great- great grandson, Aiden. Dorothy was an avid reader and loved working puzzles of any kind. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Davison Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin. The Rev. Stephen Barch will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church Mission Fund. You may create an online condolence at


  • Charles Dillon, Father
  • Dorothy Davis Dillon, Mother
  • Paul E. Coryell, Husband
  • Carolyn and Del Kaufmann, Daughter
  • Terry and Melanie Coryell, Son
  • Laura and Mike Everett, Grandchild
  • Delton and Angel Wienzierl, Grandchild
  • Kit Coryell, Grandchild
  • Destiny Litz, Grandchild
  • Morgan ~ Colton ~ Skyler ~ Mariah ~ Wade, Great Grandchildren
  • - Aiden, Great-Great Grandchild
  • Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Dorothy; husband, Paul; great grandson, Wade; and four brothers

  • Mike Everett
  • Delton Wienzierl
  • Terry Coryell
  • Kit Coryell
  • Bill Benner
  • Del Kaufmann

  • Trinity Presbyterian Church Mission Fund


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Dorothy Mae Coryell

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Marcia Estes

March 2, 2019

Carolyn, I know your mom was such a sweet lady. I’m so sorry for your loss. Laura, I know how much you loved your grandmother. I’m so sorry for your loss. Morgan and Mariah, I’m so sorry you lost your sweet and loving great grandma!

Sharon Dillon/ Hill.

March 2, 2019

Caroline and Terry I'm so very sorry for the loss of your Mother and for all your children. I have only vague memory of her or the two of you. But have always heard wonderful things. You were blessed to have her so long. I am the youngest of her Brother Arthur Dillons daughters. You will all be in my prayers for peace, comfort and strength. Loving thoughts. Sharon. God bless.

Diane Carroll

March 1, 2019

I love you Aunt Dorothy you will be missed . I have so many memories of when you uncle Paul and Terry and Carolyn . When you can’t to visit gram on Oscoda ct in Michigan. I kept in contact through letters after uncle Paul passed away. I did get a chance to talk to Carolyn about our uncle . You are All in my prayers my heart go’s out to the family . Go with God and rest with uncle Paul.