Garry Dean Dorris

August 27, 1946 ~ July 22, 2020


Garry Dean Dorris

   Garry Dean Dorris son of the late Noah S. Dorris and Wilma Jean Whitehead Dorris, was born in Bernie, Missouri on August 27, 1946 and departed this life at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on July 22, 2020 at the age of 73.

    Mr. Dorris was a farmer, a 50 year member of Bernie Masonic Lodge, and was of Baptist Faith having attended First Baptist Church of Bernie.

   He was united in marriage to Linda Kaye Eaker in Malden, Missouri on August 26, 1972.  Mrs. Dorris survives of their home in Bernie.

    Other survivors include one son, Jeffrey Dean Dorris of Dexter, Missouri; by two daughters Kimberly Diane Cook & husband Paul of Malden, Missouri and Melanie Kay Riley & husband Jon of St. Charles, Missouri; by three sisters, Phyllis Mace of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Sharon New of Malden, Missouri and Bennetta Harrellson & husband James of Dexter, Missouri; by four Grandchildren, Shawn Cook & wife Emily, Shauna Cook, Kaitlyn Riley and Kyle Riley; by one Great-granddaughter, Eleanor Cook; also by other relatives and many friends.

    He was preceded in death other than by his parents, by one brother, Jerry Dorris.

    Friends may call at Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Missouri on Saturday Morning, July 25, 2020 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.  Masonic Services will be conducted in the Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie at 12:30 P.M.  Saturday, Funeral services will then be conducted at 1:00 P.M. in the Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Floyd Pyle & Rev. Gary Gilbert officiating.  Interment will follow in Malden Memorial Park Cemetery, Malden, Missouri.  Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie in charge of all arrangements.