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Doris Courtney

November 6, 1936 — October 24, 2019


Doris Jean Price Courtney, age 82 of Wayland, MO, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Doris was born November 6, 1936 in Hancock Co, IL and was raised by her grandparents, Harry and Minta Sarah Doolittle.

She graduated from Nauvoo High School and went to work for the Prison in Fort Madison as a secretary.

She was united in marriage on June 18, 1955 in Kahoka to E. Kieth Courtney and they were blessed with 64 years together.

Survivors include her children: Loa (Billy) Moss of Wayland, Toni (Jeff) Glasscock of Kahoka, Richard (Pam) Courtney of Buffalo Creek, CO, and Sara (Brad) Morgan of Atkins, IA; a daughter-in-law, Jayne Courtney of Westminster, CO; ten grandchildren: Jason (Sarah) Moss of Memphis, Mandi (Ryan) Woods of Wayland, Alison (Andy) Cantrell of Quincy, Jacob Glasscock of Iowa City, Ashley and Elizabeth Courtney of Westminster, CO, Michael (Amy) Keyser of Littleton, CO, Erin (Todd) Pereboom of Conifer, CO, Danielle (Jesse) Toyne of State Center, IA and Emily (Kevin) Henry of Amana, IA; eleven great grandchildren: Toby, Kinley and Alyssa Moss, Michael, Mathew and Markus Woods, Zander Cantrell, Sawyer and Kendall Keyer, Kendal Toyne and Leo Henry; an aunt-in-law, Ruby Hardy of Kentucky; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Edwin and Linda Courtney of Hernando, FL, Jim Snider of Spokane, WA, Danny and Lina James of Williamstown, and David and Cathy James of Kahoka; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Jeanett Doolittle Price; her grandparents, Harry and Minta Sarah Doolittle; her husband, Kieth Courtney; a son, Roger Courtney; a sister, Darlene and Bud Manary; and sister-in-laws and brother-in-law: Barbara Snider and Melba and Bill Yates.

Doris was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Wayland and volunteered in the nursery for many years. She was a volunteer for the Wayland Fire Department Auxiliary and served on the Election Board. She was treasurer of the Clark Co. Mule Festival since 1993 and responsible for many other aspects involved in putting it all together and was the "front woman" to the public.

Doris loved to bowl and spend time with family. She especially loved to shop, especially for Christmas and would go all out. More than anything she loved being a mother and grandmother.

Graveside services were held Monday, October 28, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kahoka Cemetery with Rev. Dan Deatrick officiating.

Family and friends were invited to a luncheon and time of fellowship following the graveside service at the First Baptist Church in Wayland.

Memorials were made to NEMO Hospice or the Clark Co. Mule Festival.

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Graveside Service

Monday, October 28, 2019
10:30 AM

Kahoka Cemetery


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