Doris Mae Gresham
Doris Mae (True) Gresham, 71, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:33 p.m. on
Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in
She was born on May 16, 1937, in Jefferson County, the daughter of
Bert and Sylvia (Bland) True. On Oct. 28, 1955, at Pleasant Hill Baptist
Church by the Rev. Ross Partridge, she married Gene Gresham; he survives
Mrs. Gresham was a homemaker and member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
She attended school at Ebenezer and Williams schools.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Jerry Gresham and wife
Rhonda of Texico; a daughter, Sharon Overbey and husband Henry of Belle Rive;
five grandchildren, David, Jonathan and Nathaniel Gresham, all of Texico, Andrew
Overbey of Belle Rive, Tammy Timmons and husband Fred of Mt. Vernon; and three
greatgrandchildren, Cameron, Trenton, and Cadin Timmons, all of Mt. Vernon; a
brother, Darrell True of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Sandy Bishop of Henderson, Ky.;
and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Rick and Kevin Gresham; a
brother, Russell True; and father and motherin-law, Tom and Carmen Gresham.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Friday at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Burial will follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Rick Gresham Scholarship Fund or the American Cancer
Society and will be received at Osborn Funeral Home, PO. Box 130, Dix, IL 62830.
Online condolences and obituary information can be found at www.owbornfuneralhomeinc.com.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford