C. Schley Dorris
C. Schley Dorris died at 7:45 a.m. today at his home, 819 north 10th street.
He was 64 years, eight months and 24 days old.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Pulley-Gutzler Funeral
Chapel with the Rev. Everett Lemay officiating. Burial will be in New Shiloh
cemetery, near Mt. Vernon.
The body will lie in state at the Pulley-Gutzler Funeral Home where friends may
call after 4:00 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Dorris was born Aug. 8, 1898 at Shawneetown, the son of William and Hannah
In 1924, at Nashville, he was married to Lillian Norman, who survives.
He is also survived by a son, Delmar Dorris of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Mrs. Clara
Yearwood of this city; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and a sister.
Mr. Dorris was a member of the Park Avenue Baptist church, the I.O.O.F. Lodge,
and Cement Finishers Local 331.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: May 2, 1963
Submitted by: Mary Ellen Capps