Dorothy Louise (Cooper) Monroney, 97, of Springfield, IL passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 in Memorial Hospital at Springfield.. She was born June 19, 1921 at Bullskin, Wabash Twp., Clark Co., IL, the daughter of Fred and Tessie Setzer Cooper. Dorothy was a graduate of Marshall High School and married Harold W. Monroney on May 3, 1952 at Marshall. She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Mary Kay Monroney Benedict; brothers, Wayne, Phil and Larry Cooper and sisters-in-law, Edith and Janet Cooper . She is survived by a sister-in-law, Terry Cooper of Martinsville; four nephews, four nieces, several great nephews and nieces, great-great nephews and nieces and her network of neighbors and friends. Dorothy was a homemaker, enjoyed collecting angels, collectible plates and bells and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fane. She and her husband were supporters of Rose-Hulman Institue of Technology . She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Paris Chapter No.l 7 and the First Christian Church of Paris. Services in honor of her life will be 1:30 PM Saturday at Pearce Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Irwin officiating. Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12:30 PM Saturday at the funeral home. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall Cemetery Association. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.