Doris Jean Parker

Doris Jean Parker, age 75, of Hamilton, MO, passed away at her home in Hamilton on Aug. 6, 2020. Doris lived in Hamilton for the past 27 years.

Doris was born on May 27, 1945, in Aurora, IL, to Donald E. and Ruth D. (Downey) Bills. She graduated from the Aurora, IL high school. She was employed at Stride Rite Shoe Factory in Hamilton and after its closure she was an in-home babysitter for many kids in the community and a homemaker.

Doris was a member of the Baptist faith. She was a home-body and enjoyed all of the sports her kids and grandkids were involved in and she especially loved baseball.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William E. (Buddy) Parker; sisters, Teresa Bills and Donna Spurgeon; and brother, Kenneth Bills.

Survivors include children Mike (Sherilyn) Bills of Kidder, Tammy Parker of Kansas City, Ben Woody of Kidder, and Nicole Woody, also of Kidder; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Ronald Bills of PA and William Bills of IL; and aunt and uncle, Bill and Carolyn Downey of Hamilton.

Cremation has been entrusted to Bram Funeral Home in Hamilton. A memorial service is pending for a later date and time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

The Caldwell County News

101 South Davis
P.O. Box 218
Hamilton, MO 64644
Phone: 816-583-2116

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