SPRINGFIELD, IL- Doris Emma Jane Dorothy (Wilson) Estes, 89, passed away October 10, 2015 at her home. She was born December 10, 1925, in Springfield to Charles and Dora (Bryant) Wilson. She married Archur R. Estes Sr. in 1943. Mrs. Estes was a cook for 30 years and then worked at the Salvation Army for 9 years. Preceded in death by husband, Archur R. Estes Sr.; daughters, Betty Ann Estes, Gloria Ackerman, and Clara Jane Lay; sons, Archur R. Estes Jr. and David P. Estes.
Survivors include children, Barbara Furgeson of South Carolina, Mrs. Melvin (Patricia) Creviston of Rochester, Mrs. Perry (Michele) Lee of North Carolina, Mrs. Clarence (Linda) Reeves of Georgia, Mrs. Robert (Eileen) DiBartolomeo of Mechanicsburg, Ruth Estes of Springfield, Charles Estes of Oklahoma, Connie Estes LaGrange, IL, Roger Estes, and Doreen Claybourn of Springfield. 46 grandchildren, 77 great grandchildren, and 14 great great grandchildren. Two sisters, Eileen LaPossa of Chatham and Mary Ann Ahrens of Thayne, WY. Several aunts and uncles, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Thank you for Memorial Home Hospice services and other healthcare providers that cared for Doris.
Graveside Service: 11 am Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Camp Butler National Cemetery with Reverend Nicole Cox officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Washington Street Mission or Salvation Army.
Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Graveside Service at 11:00 am Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
n lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Washington Street Mission or Salvation Army.
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