Dorothy Rollinson, 81, of Centralia, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Dorothy worked at Hollywood Candy Company in the 1970’s, she was also a homemaker. She loved helping her community as much as possible. She enjoyed playing card games with family and friends. She loved candles and always enjoyed Christmas time and being able to decorate her home. Dorothy also loved listening to music and playing the piano. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her son’s, grandkids, great-grandkids, family, and friends, she had a close bond with her family and friends.
Social Distancing measures are strongly encouraged for those attending the Graveside Services for Dorothy Rollinson, that will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 9:00 AM at the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, (618)532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Rollinson Family. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com
Dorothy is survived by her three sons: Steven Rollinson and Jefferson Rollinson both of Centralia and Christopher Rollinson of North Carolina; two grandchildren: Julia Bierman and husband Ethan of Centralia and Jared Rollinson of Centralia; seven-great grandchildren: Dakota Rollinson, Crystal Rollinson, Steven Bierman, Zechariah Bierman, Zaiden Bierman, Bentley Bierman, and Edward John Bierman all of Centralia; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was born March 14, 1939 in Centralia, the daughter of Ernest Hugh Dickinson and Vulah May (Phelps) Dickinson. She married Lowell Rollinson on August 9, 1958 and he preceded her in death in 2003. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Lowell Rollinson, four sisters: Kathleen Johnson, Joan Hart, Helen Wethington, and Patricia Foltz, and three brothers: Ernie Dickinson, Jim Dickinson, and Mike Dickinson.