Dorothy Jane Sinks, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, went home to be with her Lord at 12:30 am July 17, 2021 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born March 17, 1932 in Mount Vernon to the late Carl and Cora (Brown) Warner. Dorothy married Jimmie Gale Sinks on September 8, 1951 at Logan Street Baptist Church. They were blessed with nearly 65 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on May 18, 2016. Dorothy is survived by her son, Leslie A. Sinks and wife, Janet of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Chrissie Rendleman of Albion, Illinois, Beth Sinks, Meredith Jeffries and husband, Brian, all of Mount Vernon, Tim Sinks and significant other, Jessica Flier of Saint Louis, Missouri, Jenna Hooks and husband, David of San Angelo, Texas, Jeff Jones and wife, Giselle of Mechanicsville, Virginia, and Janae Warner and husband, Ben of Lynchberg, Virginia; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Grace, Jackson, and Isabella Rendleman, Chloe and Keegan Sinks, Oaklynn and Isaak Hooks, Jameson and Aden Jones, and Oliver Warner; great-great-grandson Greyson Rodriguez; nephew, Steven Blagg of Las Vegas, Nevada; and her beloved sheltie, Daisy. In addition to her beloved husband and parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her sister, Delores June Blagg, brother-in-law Joe Blagg and niece Nancy Crawford. Dorothy worked for Harpers Propane company for many years. Her and her late husband enjoyed camping, gardening, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with their son and many generations of grandchildren. Her contagious smile, sense of humor, and selfless caring spirit will be deeply missed. A Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 20, 2021 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at East Salem Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. A Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 pm at East Salem Baptist Church with Reverend Randy Hayes and Reverend John Ashby officiating. Interment will follow at East Salem Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Dorothy’s honor to East Salem Baptist Church. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.