Doris E. Shaunce

September 12, 1928 - September 11, 2021
Jerri Colleen Smith
Jerri Colleen Smith
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Doris E. Shaunce, 92, passed away on September 11, 2021 at her home in Neosho, Missouri.

Doris was born on September 12, 1928 in Carthage, Missouri to George and Alta “Ullum” Brown. She was born and raised in Carthage. She was a loving wife and mother who dedicated her life to her family.

Doris was united in marriage to Robert L. Shaunce on April of 1947 in Carthage; he preceded her in death on January 12, 2004.

Doris is survived by her daughter Nancy Earlene Woodrum and her husband James of Neosho; three grandchildren Brad Matlock of Clinton, Missouri, Dawn Light of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Teresa Matlock of Clinton, Missouri; three great-grandchildren Sammi, Cody, and Brittany; and 4 great-great-grandchildren; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Shaunce; her daughter Robyn Matlock; and her son-in-law James Matlock; seven sisters and three brothers.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, September 17, 2021 at the Ulmer Funeral Home in Carthage, Missouri with cremation to follow.

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Contributions can be made to Children’s Miracle Network or the Make a Wish Foundation in care of Ulmer Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.