Doris Cole, 87, of St. Joseph, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at her home.
She was born on October 26, 1926 in Gower, MO to Henry and Ora (Frans) Tyler. She graduated Gower High School and attended Gard Business College.
Doris was a secretary for Guy Foods for 25 years.
Doris was a member of Central Christian Church where she led Bible studies. She also was a Girl Scout leader.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Don and daughter, Cheryl Burgess.
Doris is survived by her son, Rick (Dana), St. Joseph; granddaughter, Whitney Burgess,
St. Joseph; grandsons, Ian (Amy) Cole of Lee’s Summit and Conner (Maggie) Cole of Omaha; great-granddaughters, Kiya Cook and Winifred Cole; family friend, Vailla Dittemore, sister, Winnie Barton and brother, Gene Tyler, both of Gower, Missouri, her family at Central Christian Church, and several nieces and nephews.
Services 10:00 AM Friday, February 28, 2014 at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.
Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday at our chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Central Christian Church.
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” (II Tim 4:7)