Dorothy Calhoun

Dorothy Calhoun, 95, of Monticello, passed away December 3, 2021, at The Woods of Monticello.

She was born October 13, 1926, in Monticello to the late Milton Neil Owens and Hallie Mae Rabb Owens. She married JD Calhoun December 12, 1946, in Drew County.

Dorothy owned and operated the Calhoun Supermarket on Highway 425 for almost 20 years. An entrepreneur and artist, she went on to open a women’s clothing boutique and later a picture framing store, Kaleidoscope. She enjoyed painting and was a talented seamstress, making all of her eldest daughter’s school clothes. Dorothy adored her family, all of whom will miss her dearly. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; her husband, JD; her daughter, Lisa Lynn Calhoun; and her sister, Alco Dahme.

Dorothy is survived by her sister, Sandra West; a daughter, Anne Hollinger and her husband, Steve, of Artesia, NM; grandchildren, Rachel Chapman, Will Hollinger, Jaye Riner, Allen Martin, Mason Martin; and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 5 at 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Monticello with Maetta Snyder officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Monticello.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of The Woods of Monticello for the compassionate care they provided to Mrs. Dorothy.