Doris Ann Stathem, 78, of Sedalia passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center in Sedalia, Missouri. She was born on July 16, 1938 at Nashville, Illinois the daughter of Philip and Alma Lamar Becker, who preceded her in death.
On July 17, 1954 she was united in marriage to William R Stathem I, who preceded her in death.
She enjoyed flowers and gardening. She loved spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed crocheting. Helping others was passion.
She is survived by her children, Susan (Tim) Hutchinson, Cindy (Dennis) Farris, William (Theresa) Stathem II, Melinda (Frank) McAloose and Carl (Lisa) Stathem, ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her brother Joe Becker.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO with Rev. Jim Downing, officiating. There will be no visitation.
Burial will be at Highland Sacred Gardens, Sedalia, MO.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.