Opal Dorman, 91, of West Salem

Opal Dorman, 91, of West Salem passed from this life to the next on March 2 at Helia Healthcare in Olney, Ill.

She was born Oct. 18, 1928 in West Salem, the daughter of Bessie Pearl (Tucker) and Earl T. Lomas. She married Paul R. “Dick” Dorman on March 4, 1946 in Henderson, Ky. and he preceded her in death on July 28, 1999.

Opal was a homemaker and a gifted seamstress. She loved drawing cartoon character-filled greeting cards. She enjoyed trips to the river for fishing with the grandkids.

She is survived by three daughters; Loretta (Clyde) Young of Dover, Ark., Janice (Walter) Troyer of West Salem, and Gail (Dave) Lindauer of Smithton, Ill.; one son, Tom (Lynn) Dorman of Louisville, Ill.; two sisters: Irene Dorman and Carolyn (Bob) Potts of West Salem; one brother, Eldon (Betty) Lomas of Browns; and 11 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 24 great-great-grandchildren.

Opal was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 7 from 10-11 a.m. at Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home in West Salem. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial to follow at Macedonia Cemetery west of West Salem.

Memorials may be made to the Macedonia Cemetery Fund and envelopes will be available at the service.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.meridithfuneralhome.com.

Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of West Salem is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.