Alice Doggan, 67, Mt. Vernon, died 9:34 a.m. Dec. 24, 2004,
at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital.
Mrs. Doggan was retired. She had worked as a cook for Mt.
Vernon City Schools District 80.
She was born Nov. 13, 1937, in Watson, Ark., a daughter of
Oscar and Mishanna (Walker) Mitchell. She married J.L. Doggan
Feb. 13, 1960; he survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shiloh Baptist
Church, with the Rev. Lawrence James and Apostle Tim Brinsom
officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Jackson Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon and after 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shiloh Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, survivors include her children,
Melvin (Julie) Doggan, Carolyn Sue Doggan, James Doggan,
Ben (Lisa) Doggan, Don (Tiffany) Doggan, Cynthia (Michael) Doggan,
Sidney (Josette) Doggan, Kevin (LaToya) Doggan and Brian (Tinneka) Doggan,
all of Mt. Vernon; 28 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; twin sister
Alma Harris of Mt. Vernon and sisters Erma Jean (Henry) Carruthers of
St. Louis and Mishanna (Milton) Alexander of Dumas, Ark.; and brothers
Oscar (Florence) Mitchell of St. Louis and Will Mitchell of St. Louis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and two
Mrs. Doggan was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. She was on the
usher board and was a former church custodian. She had lived in Mt. Vernon
Memorials may be made to the Shiloh Baptist Church Building
Fund or the Diabates Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral
home or may be mailed to Jackson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 912, Mt. Vernon,
IL 62864. Services are under the direction of Jackson Funeral Home in
Mt. Vernon, where you may call 242-8688 for more information.
Date: 29 Dec 2004
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman