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Jessie Dorris

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

NEW MADRID - Jessie I. Dorris, 96, died Dec. 28, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born June 14, 1911, in Caruthersville, she was the daughter of the late Goah and Della Speight Anderson.

On Dec. 21, 1933, in Steele, she married Gene Dorris, who preceded her in death.

One brother and one sister also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one son, Donald Dorris of Sikeston; four daughters, Patricia Souders of St. Louis, Linda Lawrence and Donna Fay Ware of New Madrid and Holly Irene Chappell of Morehouse; two brothers, Winfield Anderson and Cleo Anderson; two sisters, Beatrice Seitz and Frances Matthews; and seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn. The Rev. Travis Lambert will officiate.

Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid is in charge of arrangements.