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DORRIS - Friday evening at 8:30 o'clock, January 15, 1926, at a local infirmary, H. C. Dorris, 54. Survived by wife, Mrs. Beulah Lanier Dorris; sons, Robert and James; daughters, Mrs. Martin Curtis, Mrs. J. J. Hagewood, Margaret, Ruby and Beulah Clayton Dorris; brothers, W. E., A. M., and S. C. Dorris, Hendersonville; J. L. and D. T. Dorris of Nashville, and H. W. Dorris of Goodlettsville. Funeral services will be conducted at his home on Walton Lane, this (Saturday) afternoon at 3 o'clock by the Rev. W. J. Watson. Pallbearers will be selected from members of Beech Masonic Lodge, which will have charge of services at the grave. Interment Springhill Cemetery. Cole & Garrett of Goodlettsville, funeral directors.

DORRIS - Friday morning at 1:30 o'clock, March 18, 1927, at her home, seven miles on Gallatin Road, Mrs. Beulah Lanier Dorris, widow of H. Clayton Dorris. Survived by the following children: Mrs. Martin Curtis, Jr., of  Hendersonville, Tenn.; Mrs. J. J. Hagewood, Robert, James, Anna Margaret, Ruby and Beulah Clayton Dorris; brothers, Robert, Lonnie and John Lanier of this city, and Jeff Lanier of Miami, Fla., and one sister, Mrs. Goldie Green, of St. Louis, Mo. Funeral services at the home this (Saturday) morning at 10:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. A. W. Duncan. The following will serve as pallbearers: R. L. Worsham, Dr. R. N. Buchanan, E. D. Elizer, M. L. Elizer, M. R. Curtis, Sr., R. L. Lassiter, D. T. King and S. B. Swagerty. Interment at Springhill Cemetery. Cole & Garrett, funeral directors.

DORRIS - Friday morning at 1:00 o'clock, June 20, 1930, at his home seven miles from Gallatin on Long Hollow Pike, William E. Dorris, age 67 years. He is survived by wife, Mrs. Lucy Harris Dorris; daughter, Miss Mildred Dorris; brother, Allen M. Dorris of Hendersonville, J. L. and D. T. Dorris of Nashville, S. C. Dorris of Madison, H. W. Dorris of Goodlettsville. Funeral services will be conducted at the Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Saturday morning at 11 o'clock by Rev. T. C. Singleton, assisted by Rev. T. H. Suddarth and Rev. Adams. The following will serve as pallbearers: Honorary - J. T. Baskerville, J. F. Garrison, Dr. L. M. Woodson, Dr. R. N. Buchanan, Dr. John R. Parker, L. C. Hunter, Tom Harris, Howard Willis, Charles D. Brown, Charles L. Cornellus, R. L. Worsham, R. H. Lassiter. Active - R. L. Dorris, Ed Bruce, C. T. Latimer, J. T. McMurtry, R. T. Sprouse, Edgar Elizer, R. M. Brown, Ben McMurtry. Interment in Beech Church Cemetery. Beech Lodge No. 240 F. & A. M. will have charge of services at the grave. Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville in charge.

DORRIS - Sunday evening at 8:30 o'clock, Jan. 26, 1930, at her home five miles Louisville Pike, Mrs. Addie Leota Dorris, age 33 years. Survived by husband, Berry Dorris; children, Norma Lee, Edward Sanders, Jimmy Ruth and R. B. Dorris; sisters, Mrs. William Weaver and Mrs. Vesta Briggs of Greenbrier, Tenn. Funeral services will be conducted at Gideon M. E. Church this (Tuesday) afternoon at 1 o'clock by the Rev. Sylvanus Dorris and the Rev. J. T. Cotton. Pallbearers: Jesse Rubin, Johnny and Henry Dorris, William Weaver and Vesta Briggs. Interment in Gideon Church Cemetery. Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville in charge.

DORRIS - Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, January 10, 1930, at her home Shackle Island (Sumner County) Mrs. Emma Guthrie Dorris, age 56 years. Survived by husband, Allen M. Dorris; daughters, Mrs. Irby Hutchison and Mrs. Dewey Bruce; brother, Alex Guthrie of Port Royal, Tenn.; sister, Mrs. Ara Bradberry of Clarksville, Tenn. Funeral services will be conducted at the Beech Presbyterian Church this (Saturday) afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. T. C. Singleton, assisted by Rev. T. H. Suddarth. Pallbearers will be: honorary: T. B. McMurtry, R. H. Lassiter, Ed Albright, T. D. King, R. L. Worsham, Walter Brown, Dr. R. N. Buchanan, Dr. L. M. Woodson, C. J. Montgomery, L. H. Willis, J. T. McMurtry, John F. Garrison. Active: Horace Parks, Thomas Ewen Bradberry, Charles Pond, Vance Satterfield, Roy Patton, Robert Worsham, H. H. Owen and H. T. Clendening. Interment in Beech Cemetery. Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville, in charge.

DORRIS - Wednesday evening at 9 o'clock, January 28, 1931, at a local infirmary, Joe Hubinger Dorris, age 16 years. Survived by father, S. C. Dorris of Anqul Station, brother Sidney C. Dorris Jr.; sister, Mrs. Harry Durham of Hendersonville. Remains are at the home of D. T. Dorris, 1225 McChesney Avenue. Leaving the home Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock remains will be conveyed to Beech Presbyterian Church where funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 o'clock by Rev. T. C. Singleton. The following will serve as pallbearers: Howard Nix, Lyman Davis, Charles A. Cartwright, George Peay, Robert Gilliam, Thomas Mayfield. Interment in Beech Cemetery. Cole & Garret, Goodlettsville in charge.

DORRIS - At the home of his daughter, Mrs. Irby Hutchison, Shackle Island, Tenn., Wednesday morning, May 13, 1931, at 9 o'clock, Allen M. Dorris, age 65 years. He is survived by daughters, Mrs. Irby Hutchison of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Mrs. G. Dewey Bruce of Nashville, Tenn.; five grandchildren, brothers, J. L. and D. T. Dorris of Nashville, S. C. and H. W. Dorris of Goodlettsville. Funeral services will be conducted from Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church Thursday May 14, at 2:30 p. m. by T. C. Singleton assisted by Rev. T. H. Suddarth and Rev. Sylvanias Dorris. Honorary pallbearers, Dr. R. N. Buchanan, Dr. F. H. Dunklin, Ed Albright, R. H. Lassiter, Walter and Charlie Brown, R. L. Worsham, T. D. King, I. H. Willis, John F. Garrison, E. J. Bruce, M. L. Elber, M. Avant, I. W. Hutchison, Sr., T. B., W. J. and J. T. McMurtry, H. H. Owens, M. B. Montgomery and J. T. Baskerville. Active pallbearers his nephews, Rabb, James, Reynolds, Harold, and Sidney Dorris, Thomas Bradbury; Beech Lodge, F. and A. M. will be in charge at the grave. Interment in Beech Cemetery. Cole & Garrett at Goodlettsville, in charge.

DORRIS - Friday at midnight, March (Part of obit missing.) at her home, Hendersonville, Mrs. ?nry Jane Dorris, age 79 years. She is survived by several sons and daughters. Funeral services will be conducted at the Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church this (Sunday) afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by the Rev. W. C. Clayton of Providence, Ky. Pallbearers will be selected from the members of Friendship Baptist Church. Interment at Beech Church Cemetery. Please omit flowers. Cole & Garrett at Goodlettsville.

DORRIS - Thursday morning, Aug. 26, 1937, at 10:45 o'clock, at her home, Hendersonville, Mrs. Ellen T. Dorris, age 69 years. Survived by son, Millard S. Dorris; daughter, Miss Gertrude Dorris; brothers, C. C. and W. H. Clendening of Hendersonville, T. B. Clendening of Lorens, Tex. Funeral services will be conducted at the Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church this (Friday) afternoon at 3 o'clock by Rev. Floyd Huckaba. Pallbearers: J. T. and Sam McMurtry, Roy and Henry Smith, Clarence Rice, John Tittle. Interment in Frazier Cemetery (Shackle Island). Cole & Garrett, funeral directors. Phone Goodlettsville 42.

DORRIS - Tuesday afternoon at 4:45 o'clock, Dec. 8, 1942, at his home, Hendersonville, R. P. Dorris, age 86 years. Survived by wife Maggie Montgomery Dorris; sons, Elba Dorris, Prescott, Arkansas, Roy Dorris, Hendersonville, Grimm Dorris, Gallatin; daughter, Mrs. Andrew Carpenter, Hendersonville; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Remains are at the home as above where funeral services will be conducted Thursday morning December 10 at 11:00 o'clock by Rev. J. G. Johnson assisted by Rev. John E. Stroud. Pallbearers. honorary: Sam Bloodworth, Dr. J. H. Stephens, John Branch, J. M. Nokes, T. B. Ellis, Walter Anderson, Lee Ferrell, J. H. Wise, Walter Pierce, J. G. Cage, H. A. Hackett, G. W. Carpenter, W. C. Fisher, R. H. Stark, W. C. Cantrell, A. L. Matthews, L. C. Anderson, Ben Hurt, William Rush. Active: sons and grandsons. Interment Gallatin Cemetery. Cole & Garrett Funeral Directors, Goodlettsville.

DORRIS - Tuesday morning at 4 o'clock, August 25, 1942, at his home, Hendersonville, William Meshack Dorris, age 65. years. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lillie May Dorris; brothers, Forrest and Allen Dorris; sisters, Mrs. Susan Callis, Mrs. J. H. Burnett, Nashville, Mrs. John Clark, Chicago, Miss Elizabeth Dorris, Franklin, Tenn., Mrs. Mattie Savely, Hendersonville. Funeral services this (Wednesday) afternoon at 3 o'clock at New Hope Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. William Miles. Interment Beech Cemetery. Cole & Garrett Funeral Directors.

   


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