Dolores Jean Daniels, 60, of Belle Rive, Illinois, passed away at 12:10 am January 30, 2021 at her residence in Belle Rive. She was born February 2, 1960 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Marvin Scott and Vivian (Hamson) Scott. Dolores married Ron Daniels and they have celebrated thirty-five years of marriage.
Dolores is survived by her husband, Ron Daniels of Belle Rive, Illinois; mother, Vivian Scott of Belle Rive, Illinois; children, Amy Maschhoff and husband, Ryan of Breese, Illinois and Brent Daniels and wife, Kelsey of Bonnie, Illinois; grandchildren, Austin Maschhoff, Walker Daniels, Branch Daniels, and Owen Maschhoff; brother, David Scott of Belle Rive, Illinois; brother-in-law, Tony Catalfamo of Belle Rive, Illinois; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Dolores was preceded in death by her father, Marvin Scott; sister, Diane “Toots” Catalfamo; and several aunts and uncles Mrs. Daniels taught thirty-six years at Centralia City Schools where she coached girls basketball. She was a three sport athlete in high school and went on to play volleyball at Southwest Baptist University where she received her Bachelors Degree. Dolores received her Masters in Curriculum at Southern Illinois University and her Masters in Administration at Eastern Illinois University. In 1983 Dolores broke her neck while riding a horse and was paralyzed for twenty days. God performed a miracle on Dolores during that time and it is a testimony she shared many times. She was a member of Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church. Dolores was a Sunday School Teacher, Assistant Treasurer, VBS Director, and Assistant Pianist at the church. Dolores was an active member of Women of Compassion, a group that supports the ministry of the Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services. Dolores claimed Isaiah 40:31 as her verse. She was a strong Christian example, but her greatest accomplishment was being called Granny by her boys.
A Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church in Belle Rive, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10:30 am at Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church in Belle Rive, Illinois with Reverend Jeremy Hamson officiating. Interment will follow at Belle Rive Cemetery in Belle Rive, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Dolores’s honor to Women of Compassion.
For those that can not attend the service, the service will be live streamed on Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/bellerivebaptistPlease remember to observe social distancing at this time.
Following the CDC and NFDA regulations, we encourage everyone to wear a mask. They will be made available, upon request. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.