SIKESTON -- Louise Kellis Dorris, 74, died April 6, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Dec. 11, 1932, in Savannah, Tenn., daughter of T.A. and Virgie DeShazier Worley, she was a member of Bement Baptist Church. She had worked as a tax preparer for H&R Block, been a teacher's aide at the Sikeston Head Start Center and had worked for 7-Eleven Convenience Stores before retiring.
On Sept. 17, 1949, in Charleston, she married Gene A. Dorris who preceded her in death April 17, 1978.
One son, Danny Gene Dorris; one grandson, Dellon Eugene Martin Nanney; and two sisters, Pearl Fowler and Grace DeShazier, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Mike Dorris of Sikeston and Richard and Lovann Dorris of Owensboro, Ky.; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Marilyn and Wayne Huffstutler, Debbie and Rick Aters and Sherrie Nanney of Sikeston and Kimberly and Russell Keener of Whitsett, N.C.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ted and Mary Worley of Sikeston, Delmar and Francis Marie Worley of Hayes, Va., and Brown Worley of Dexter; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Ann and Lowell Webb of Sikeston and Betty and Bobby Underwood of Dexter; and 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Revs. Randy Thomas and Jack Owens officiated.
Burial followed at Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville.
Pallbearers were: Matthew Dorris, Michael Meeks, Marshall Meeks, Richie Dorris, Eric Sisk and Michael Dorris.