Lillian Francis Dorris

Mrs. Lillian Francis Dorris, 68, of 809 1/2 North 10th Street, died at 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday at her home, following an apparent heart attack. 

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Hughey-Pulley Funeral Home, 
with the Rev. Everett Lemay officiating.  Burial will be in New Shiloh Cemetery. 

The body will lie in state at the Hughey-Pulley Funeral Home, where friends may call 
after 5:00 p.m. today. 

Mrs. Dorris was born May 2, 1905, in Jefferson County, the daughter of Dave and 
Cora (Poole) Norman. 

She was married to Schley Dorris in Nashville, Ill.  He died May 2, 1963. 

Survivors include one son, Delmar W. Dorris of Mt. Vernon, one granddaughter, 
Mrs. Sue Ann Elliott of Warren, Ill.; one grandson, Don Dorris of Woodlawn; and 
six great-grandchildren. 

Mrs. Dorris was a member of the Park Avenue Baptist Church, and was Past Noble 
Grand of Varnell Rebekah Lodge 296 in the year 1959.  She joined the lodge in 
March of 1947.  

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: May 6, 1973
Submitted by: Mary Ellen Capps 

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