Doris Avis (Farr) Linscott, age 87, of Chillicothe left this world on Saturday, June 30, 2007, to be with the Lord Jesus Christ.
She was born on October 30, 1919 in Bedford, Mo., the daughter of Lester and Minnie (Jones) Farr. On Feb. 10, 1937, she was married to Grover Curtis Linscott at Linneus. He preceded her in death in Aug. 2, 1991.
Doris had resided in Chillicothe since 1991, moving from Wellington. She had spent most of her life prior to 1960 to the Bedford and Sumner areas. She attended Soul’s Harbor Church of God and was an RSVP volunteer in Chillicothe.
She is survived by her daughter, Nina Griffin, son-in-law Jerry Griffin; two daughters-in-law, Dawn Linscott and Sharon Linscott; sister, Elfreeda Payton of DeSota, Kan.; brother Wayne Farr of Marshall; several nieces and nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Grover Curtis Linscott; infant son, Grover Curtis Linscott Jr.; two sons, Chester Leroy “Scotty” Linscott and William Frank “Billy” Linscott; six sisters, Minnie Monzelle Frake, Nina Marie Farr, Mary Frances Kilburn, Margaret Grubbs Thompson, Carrie Bloss and Dolly Bloss.
Funeral services will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, on Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at 10 a.m. There will be a scheduled family visitation on Monday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may call from noon until 9 p.m. on Monday and from 8 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Sumner.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and may be left at the funeral home or be mailed to the Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Mo. 64601.
Arrangements under the direction of the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe.