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Doris Smith

April 13, 2019

Merry Doris Smith, 86, Sunrise Beach, MO formerly of the Moberly area, died Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Lakeside Meadows in Osage Beach, MO. She was born September 10, 1932 in Moberly to Thomas E. and Flossie (Bailey) Finnell.

Doris married Robert A. Smith and he preceded her in death on August 23, 1998. Also preceding her in death were her parents, a daughter Tomia Flo Downs, a son, Robbie N. Smith, her step-mother, Edith Cross Finnell and her step- father, Paul Goe.

Survivors include her son, Eddie Paul Smith of Kansas City, MO, a sister, Karin Willingham and her husband Charles of Centralia, grandchildren; Edie Jo Mohn, Eddie Paul Smith, II, James Smith, Heather Downs, Thomas Downs, Jesse Stuck and David Wiesner, 13 great-grandchildren, a niece, Pamela Reams, a nephew, Clay Thomas Elledge and his wife Angela, former daughter-in-law, Teri Jo Ames, son-in-law, Terry Downs, other relatives and friends.

It has often been said that once you met Doris she would leave you with a smile on your face. Her life revolved around her kids, grandkids and great- grandkids.

Services honoring and celebrating Doris’s life were held at the Cater Funeral Home Chapel.  Committal prayers and burial followed in the Memorial Park Cemetery

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