William Dorris

William Dorris, a retired farmer, died at 2:25 a.m. today at the 
home of a daughter, Mrs. J. E. Yearwood, on the Richview road.  
His age was 72 years, one month and 10 days. 

Mr. Dorris was born in Saline County on February 22, 1862, a son of 
Elijah and Mar Cook Dorris, and had lived here 19 years.  He was united 
in marriage to Nora Range, who survives. Until five years ago, Mr. Dorris 
was an active farmer, but since that time he had retired. 

In addition to the widow and Mrs. Yearwood, he is survived by another 
daughter, Mrs. C. E. Roeder of Mt. Vernon, and two sons, Claude and 
Commodore Dorris, both of Mt. Vernon. 

The body has been taken to the Myers Chapel, 122 north 10th street, where 
funeral services will be held at two o'clock Wednesday afternoon.  Rev. 
J. C. Kinison will be in charge. Interment will be made at New Shiloh Cemetery. 

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: April 2, 1935  
Submitted by: Mary Ellen Capps 

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