PORTAGEVILLE -- Doris Warren, 85, died Nov. 18, 2008, at her home.
Born Jan. 22, 1923, at Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Nora A. Merritt and Aaron Briggs Ward. A 1941 graduate of Portageville High School, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Portageville and the Eastern Star.
On Sept. 5, 1941, at Sikeston, she married Lawrence "Buck" Warren who preceded her in death on Dec. 15, 1976.
Also preceding her in death were: two brothers, Bobby Ward and Billy Ward; and two sisters, Peggy Downing and Barbara Kelly.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Charlotte Warren of Portageville; one daughter, retired Col. Vicki Lynn Warren of Austin, Texas; two brothers, A.B. Ward of Aurora and George Ward of Portageville; and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled at 6 p.m. today at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Portageville with Dr. Buck Morton officiating.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.