Doris Elder

Jan 13, 1931 - Mar 13, 2011
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Thursday, March 17, 2011
2:00pm -
Mount Calvery Baptist Church (Moreland)
644 Bear Creek Road
Moreland , Georgia
Doris Elder
Jan 13, 1931 - Mar 13, 2011
Doris Elder was born on January 13, 1931. She was preceded in death by her mother, Florence Scott and her father figure, Tom Scott. Also preceding her was her father, Willie Marcus; Brothers-in-law, Willie Cox, Louis Brooks, Harold Thomas and Joe P. Cook, Sr. Doris was the eldest of seven children.

Our wonderful Aunt Doris was a mother figure to many of her nieces and nephews. She was a very vocal woman who spoke with profound words. A true example of wisdom, grace and honesty.

She joined Mt. Calvery Baptist Church at the age of 12. She was a distinguished and faithful member of the choir until her health failed. Being an avid traveler allowed her to reside in Chicago for many years. Her hobbies included fishing, gardening and sewing.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Eugene Scott; sister, Georgia M. Cox; niece, Betty M. Cook; Nephews, Jimmy Brooks and Joe P. Cook, Jr.; great niece, Tosha T. Blackmon.

She leaves to cherish fond memories to her sister; Betty L. Cook of Grantville, Ga, Tommie L. Clark (William) of Peachtree City, Ga, Annie B. Brooks of Peachtree City, Ga, and Emma Jeanette Thomas of Newnan, Ga; God-daughters, Lyshon Ferrell, Cynthia Knox and Joyce A. Brooks; devoted great nieces, Tina Ferrell, Jamia Blackmon, Taneica Ferrell and Angel Weathers; special friends, Mattie R. Harris, Willie M. Robinson , Minister Catherine L. Chunn, Ruby Simmons and Floyd Tolbert; a special nephew, T. J. Strozier; a devoted cousin, Frances Pue.

Mt. Calvery Baptist Church Cemetery