Doris Caudle, daughter of the late Clyde Sitton and Alma Barker Sitton Rose, was born on March 17, 1929, at Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at the age of 74.
She attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter, was a former employee of Stovall's Department Store in Dexter where she served as head of the children's department. She enjoyed tending to her flower garden, raising roses and daffodils and buying trips to New York for Stovall's.
She was united in marriage to Lonus E. Caudle on May 24, 1947, at Piggott, Ark., and to this union of 56 years, three children were born. Mr. Caudle survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry L. and Kathy Caudle of Dexter; one daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and Earl Metcalf of Dexter; one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Jo Rose of Nevada, Ohio; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Frances and Larry Pinney of Marion, Ohio, and Linda and Charles Magill of Delaware, Ohio; three grandchildren and their spouses, Aaron and Lori Daniel of Columbia, Rebecca Daniel Hampton and husband Bill, and Eric and Laura Metcalf all of Indianapolis, Ind.; three great-grandchildren, Emma Danielle Hampton and Liam Hampton, both of Indianapolis, Ind., and Jon Asher Daniel of Columbia; and her sister-in-law, Barbara Rose of O'Fallon.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Cheryl Caudle Daniel; her step-father, Olivene Rose; and her brother, Dean Rose.
Friends called at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2003.
Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vyron Yount and Rev. Phil Warren officiating.
Interment followed in the Dexter Cemetery.