Doris Washington

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Doris Marie Washington, 67, of Sikeston passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Hunter Acres Caring Center.

She was born April 17, 1944, in Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Emma McClain Windeknecht; husband Walter Washington; brothers Earl "Wayne," Charles Lloyd and Donald Ray Windeknecht; and sister Charlene Rose Windeknecht.

Doris is survived by five siblings, Nelson Rex Windeknecht and wife Barbara, Ruth Ann (Elmer) LaClair, Judith (Larry) Allen, Galen Windeknecht and wife Faye, and Phyllis (Charles) Holcomb. Many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre, Mo.

Funeral service will be at noon Friday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at 2:15 p.m. Friday at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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