Dorothy Jordan Simon, a Christian Science healer and former Baltimore County elementary school teacher, died Feb. 14 at Lynn House, a Christian Science care facility in Alexandria, Va., after a short illness. She was 80.
Born in Arkansas, Mrs. Simon taught elementary school in St. Louis and in Muncie, Ind., before moving to Glen Arm in 1960. She taught at Loch Raven Elementary School from 1960 to 1967.
She left teaching in 1967 to become a Christian Science practitioner. She was a member of the Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, in Baltimore, where she served as first and second reader, board member, Sunday school teacher and in numerous other capacities.
Mrs. Simon was the wife of Willy K. Simon Sr., who died in 1980.
Survivors include two stepsons, Willy K. Simon Jr. of St. Louis and Richard Scott Simon of Baltimore; a stepdaughter, Dottie Jean Leonhardt of Parkville; a brother, Jean Jordan of St. Louis; two nephews; a granddaughter; and a great grandson.
A memorial service for Mrs. Simon was held last Saturday. Contributions can be made to Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, 4920 Walther Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21214, or to Lynn House, 4400 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria, Va. 22304.