Doris Louise Irvin (83) of Jacksonville


Published on June 23 2014 11:13 am

Doris Louise Irvin, 83 of Jacksonville, IL passed away at 1:10am on Saturday, June 21, at Effingham Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM - Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Jacksonville East Cemetery in Jacksonville, IL. Arrangements are under the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, IL.

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Doris was born on April 8, 1931 in Jacksonville, IL the daughter of Glen and Myrtle (Bailey) Seymour. She married Cletus Davidson, Earl Manker and William Irvin and they all preceded her in death. Doris retired from the Jacksonville State Hospital as a Dietician. Doris was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Jacksonville, IL and was a volunteer for the Salvation Army. Doris is survived by: Children - Barbara Davidson (Fred) Bergbower of Newton, IL Bud (Judy) Davidson of Jacksonville, IL Earl (Lori) Manker of Chapin, IL Step Daughter - Mary (Richard) Crane of Rochester, NY Grandchildren - Becky Sanders, Stephanie (Jesse) Jayne, Melissa (David) Tyler, Rita (Johnnie) Moore, Matthew (Cassie) Davidson, Mindy (Shawn) Dossey, Andrew (Sara) Bergbower, Jared (Tiffany) Baker, Bill Baker, Kristi Martin and John Finch. 23 Great Grandchildren 1 Great Great Grandchild 5 nephews and 1 niece and several special cousins.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; son Paul Manker; stepson Freddie Manker; sisters Flossie Birdsell and Star Grissom; 2 nephews and 1 niece and a special friend Bernard Shaw.