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Doris Hightower

August 15, 1947 — September 28, 2018

Doris Hightower

Bloomington - Doris Lorraine Hightower, 71, of Bloomington, passed away at 4:35 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018 at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

Her memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Wayman AME Church in Bloomington. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to Wayman AME Church where Lorraine was a longtime member.

Lorraine was born in Camden, South Carolina on August 15, 1947, a daughter to George and Daisy Alexander Thompson. She married Harry W. Hightower on December 27, 1969, he preceded her in death in 2001.

Surviving are her sons, Marcus (Leanne) Hightower of Chicago and Joshua (Dany) Hightower of La Grange Park; and four grandchildren, Mackenzie and Mason Hightower of Chicago and Alexander and William Hightower of La Grange Park.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother, Michael Thompson.

Lorraine, graduated from St Paul's College (Virginia) with a degree in Education. Employed by Ryder in Normal for many years. She was avid bicyclist and terrific mother to her sons and friend to many others.

Memorial Service

OCT 6. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Wayman AME Church
803 West Olive
Bloomington, IL 61701

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