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Dora Pearl Tinnon

July 13, 1928 — February 14, 2015

Dora Pearl Tinnon

Dora Pearl Tinnon, age 86 of Belle, passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla.

Dora was born July 13, 1928, in East Prairie, Missouri, a daughter to the late Fred and Elizabeth (Roach) Taylor.

Dora attended East Prairie High School in Southeast Missouri.

On January 29, 1948, she was united in marriage to Ben Tinnon in High Prairie. He preceded her in death on May 27, 2004.

Dora loved being a mom and homemaker. However, she was employed at White Castle in St. Louis for over 17 years.

Dora was a dedicated member of the Belle Faith Baptist Church. She volunteered at the Called Anointed Sent Food Pantry in Belle.

Dora liked to raise chickens, gardening, planting flowers, visiting with friends and spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Dora is survived by: one daughter, Nina Maness of Belle; five sisters, Lola Stroud of St. James, Ruth Cantrell of Sikeston, Jean Baker of Hannibal, Dean Lubber of Sikeston, and Ann Newton of Sikeston;
two grandchildren, Billy Wilson of Belle and Tina Maher of Imperial; four great grandchildren, Heath Maher, Brian Maher, Brandon Maher, and Donald Maher; two great great grandchildren, Joseph Sanderson and Brianna Maher.

In addition to her spouse of 56 years and her parents, she was preceded in death by: two brothers, Everett Taylor and Frank Taylor; two sisters, Jewel Doughty and Ollie Horton.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle.

Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 with Loraine Bossaller officiating. Interment will follow at Belle City Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Called Anointed Sent in Belle.

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