Doris Crowder Stover
Doris Crowder Stover, 79, of Mt. Vernon died 1:25 p.m. Jan. 24, 2005,
at Nature Trail Health Care Center. She first worked for Mode-O-Day
garment factory and the shoe factory. She later was head of the craft
department at Dobbs.
Mrs. Stover was born Jan. 9, 1926, in Jefferson County to Charles Edward
and Stella Jane (Jones) Harrison. She first married Charles Crowder
Sept. 1, 1944, in Jefferson County; he died Aug. 2, 1975. She later married
James Stover Dec. 3, 1989, in Wayne City; he died Aug. 13, 1994.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel at Mt. Vernon
Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Garlin Burris will officiate. Burial will follow
at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Those attending the services are asked to go
directly to the chapel Wednesday morning. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m.
today at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Stover is survived by daughters Jane Banes and husband Elbert of Mt. Vernon
and Judy Crowder of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Terry Crowder and wife Gena of Newport
Richey, Fla., Amanda Garrison and husband Kevin of Woodlawn, Charles Banes and wife
Jennifer of Mt. Vernon and Andrew Banes of Mt. Vernon; five great-grandchildren; a
brother, Oren Harrison and wife Maxine of Murphysboro; a sister, Dorothy Henry of Mt.
Vernon; a stepson, Brent Stover and wife Cindy of Bluford; a stepdaughter, Denise Davis
and husband Bob of Bluford; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, a great-grandson, three
brothers and three sisters.
Mrs. Stover was of the Presbyterian faith. She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Eagles,
Moose Lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospice 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 Hughey Funeral Home, where you
may call 242-3348 for obituary information.
Date: 26 Jan 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman