News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 27, 2013

Dorothy Charlene Gill Pigg


PARIS, IL — Dorothy Charlene Gill Pigg, 84, of Paris, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Twin Lakes Rehab & Health Care in Paris. She was a homemaker and had previously worked as a waitress for many years. She was born Oct. 27, 1928, in Grandview, Ill., the daughter of the late Jason and Leona (Brinkerhoff) Gill. She married James Richard Pigg on Nov. 23, 1945, in Paris. He preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 1990.

Survivors include a nephew, Stephen (Joann) Laufman Sr. of San Antonio; and a cousin, Larry (Linda) Penman of Olney, Ill. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Martha Patrick, Minerva Laufman, and Emma Jean Hancock; three half brothers, Charles, Joyce, and Max Hinds; and a nephew, David Laufman.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorials be made to the Paul Warner Animal Rescue.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Grandview Cemetery, in Grandview. Templeton Funeral Home, in Paris, is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and online condolences available at: