Marjorie L. Dorris
Marjorie L. Dorris, 82, of Mt. Vernon died 11:20 a.m.
May 22, 2006, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital
in Mt. Vernon.
She was retired from employment as a cook for the
Jefferson County school system for many years.
Mrs. Dorris was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Jefferson County
to William and Flora (Finley) Skelton. She married
Delmar W. Dorris July 13, 1940, in St. Louis; he survives.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the chapel
at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn. The Rev. Bruce
Gordan will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial
Gardens in Woodlawn. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m.
Saturday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Dorris is survived by her husband, Delmar W. Dorris of
Mt. Vernon; a son, Don Dorris and wife Claudia of Mt. Vernon;
a daughter, Sue Ann Elliott of Warren; five grandchildren, Randy
Dorris and wife Karen of Tucson, Ariz., Pamela Elliott of Monroe,
Wis., Todd Dorris of Mt. Vernon, Cindy Elliott of Monroe, Wis.,
and Jody Woodward and husband Rob of St. Louis; four
great-grandchildren, Amber Dorris of O'Fallon, Zachary Dorris and
wife Amanda of Shiloh, Tiffany Elliott of Monroe, Wis., and Lucas
Dorris of Mt. Vernon; two great-great-grandchildren, Benjamin Dorris
of Shiloh and Piper Bird of Monroe, Wis.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Steven Elliott;
four brothers; and five sisters.
Mrs. Dorris was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church of Mt. Vernon,
the Wesley Methodist Quilters, the Jefferson County Home Extension and
was active in the Girl Scouts.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to Wesley United Methodist
Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to
Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements
have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may
call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information.
Date: 26 May 2006
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman