Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Dec. 23, 2013 @ 04:52 PM

Dorothy Girard

HENDERSON — Dorothy Girard, of 1040 Cedar Cove Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.

Dorothy was born Jan. 28, 1921, in Cloquet, Minn., to the late Duncan and Laura (Arthur) Emms.

Dorothy married Peter Leland “Pete” Girard on June 18, 1941, in Cloquet. When her husband passed away, she moved to Henderson to live with her youngest daughter.

She was a homemaker, mother and wife. She enjoyed attending South Henderson Church of God and spending time with her family, friends and her little dog, Chloe. She was loved and will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her mother and father; her husband, Peter; her son, Leland; her grandson, Jason; her brothers, Arthur and Melvin; and her sisters, Irene, Alice, Muriel and Beatrice.

She is survived by her daughters, Susan Chase of San Jose, Calif., and Diane Girard of the home; her grandchildren, Michelle Helterbran (John) of Surprise, Ariz., James Girard (Sharon) of Gilroy, Calif., Kari Meneses (Frank) of San Jose, Calif., Jennifer Jeffries (Travis) of Clayton, Jessica House of Henderson and Toby Chappell (Caroline) of Greenwood, S.C.; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at Atkins-Northland Funeral Home of Cloquet, Minn., on Monday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m.

Visitation with the family will be from 10:30 to 11 a.m. preceding the funeral.

A celebration of Dorothy’s life will take place at South Henderson Church of God at a later date.

Arrangements are by Atkins-Northland Funeral Home.

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Vivian Judkins

HENDERSON — Vivian Judkins died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Garnes & Toney Funeral Home.