Dorothy Barnerd, 97, of Elizabethtown, IL died Sunday, October 18, 2015 at her home. She was born on July 3, 1918 to the late Thomas A. Angleton and Ida Jenkins Angleton in the Yellow Springs community of Hardin County. On February 2, 1935, she married Phillip Troy Barnerd. They shared 72 years of marriage together. Dorothy was a homemaker and taught school for 21 years in the Hardin County School District before retiring in 1980. She was a member of the Peters Creek Baptist Church and for many years served on the Hardin County Election Board. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy (Taze) Lofton of Henderson, TN; a son, Thomas H. (Sandy) Barnerd of Elizabethtown, IL; grandchildren, Kermit (Debbie) Lofton Jr., Spence (Julia) Lofton, Heather Barnerd, Jennifer (Kevin) Fuller; great-grandchildren, Cassie (Jordan) Dunstan, Gage Fuller, Drew Lofton, Alex Lofton, Spencer Lofton, and Paige Lofton; great-great-grandson, Thomas “Catlin” Dunstan. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Troy; grandson Heath Barnerd; brothers Millard Angleton and Blueford Womack. Hardin County Funeral Services, Cox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. As per her wishes, Mrs. Barnerd will be cremated. A memorial service to commemorate Dorothy and Troy’s life will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family asks that memorials be made to the Elizabethtown Empire Cemetery c/o Banterra Bank, Box 186, Elizabethtown, IL 62931.