Mary F. Gordon

Mary F. Gordon, age 73, of Dubuque, IA, completed her earthly journey on Sept. 2, 2022, at home, surrounded by her loved ones.  To honor Mary’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Mary’s family.


Mary was born on May 27, 1949, in Charleston, IL, a daughter to Silas Hillis and Mattie (Harold) Morris.  Mary’s bright light and smile will always shine in the hearts of her family and friends.


Those left behind to cherish the memory of Mary include,


the love of her life,

Mary Morton, Dubuque, IA;


her children,

Angela Ernest,

and Marcus Gordon, both of Dubuque, IA;


her grandchildren,

Marc and Emily Gordon;


her brother,

Odie (Lana) Hillis, Decatur, IL;


her special friends,

Rita Hicks, Kay Smith, Donna Chadwick, Nancy McCarty, and Tiffany Marshall;


along with numerous extended family, friends, and neighbors.


Mary was preceded in death by her parents; and her sisters, Virgie Gates and Eva Stancil.


Mary’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Hospice of Dubuque, especially Kelly, for all of their kindness and care of Mary.


Online condolences may be shared with Mary’s family at

To honor Mary’s life, a private family service is being held.  

One comment on “Mary F. Gordon
  1. Tim Giellis says:

    I was saddened to read of Mary’s passing. My sincere condolences.

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