Doris Meggs MabryBatesville, AR, 1918 - 2010
Doris Meggs Mabry, 92, of Batesville, Arkansas died Saturday, September 18, 2010 in Batesville. She was born September 16, 1918, in Fort Towson, Oklahoma, to Elijah Meggs and Lois Robinson Meggs. Doris received her bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University, and was a school teacher for many years, having taught Home Economics at Mt. Pleasant High School, Oil Trough High School, and Batesville High School. She also took graduate training courses at Texas Women's University and Iowa State University. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women, the Order of the Eastern Star, a volunteer at White River Medical Center, and the First United Methodist Church in Batesville. She loved music, and enjoyed playing the piano.
She is survived by a daughter, Charlene Creeger and her husband Gordon of Thousand Oaks, California; two sons, Ed Mabry of Batesville, and John Mabry and his wife, Bebe, of Ames, Iowa; a sister, Edna Earl of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, Carey Mabry, David Neumeier, and Rebecca Korb; and four great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Edward Mabry, and a brother, James Meggs.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at 10 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Batesville, with Reverend Bob Burton and Reverend Kay Burton officiating. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Arkansas Programs and Services, 10411 West Markham, Suite 130, Little Rock, Ark. 72205-1409, and White River Medical Center Foundation and Auxiliary, P.O. Box 2197, Batesville, Ark. 72503 Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Published September 21, 2010
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Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 College Park, P.O. Box 2576, Batesville, AR