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Doris Jo Childers Obituary

Doris Jo  Childers
Doris Jo Childers

February 17, 1934 - September 27, 2017
Born in Harrisville, WV
Resided in Harrisville, WV


Doris Jo Childers, 83, of Harrisville, died September 27, 2017 at Pine View Continuous Care, Harrisville, WV.
She was born February 17, 1934 in Harrisville, the daughter of the late W.T. “Tom” and Ava Hedge Reeves and Edna Carpenter Reeves.
Doris Jo was a Harrisville High School graduate with the class of 1952. In her early years she worked in the White Hall Hotel. She worked in the Ritchie County Sheriff’s Tax Office, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church as secretary for many years and then as a manager of the Heritage Inn in Harrisville. She was the organist for St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Raiguel Funeral Home and many other organizations. She also had owned a children’s boutique Wee Things.
She was a member of Harrisville Chapter 29 Order of Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Pioneers and the Ritchie County Historical Museum. She attended St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and First Assembly of God Church. Doris Jo especially enjoyed baking for her family and friends and her specialty was mile high lemon pie, which were very popular in local pie auctions also as well as her raisin filled cookies.
She is survived by a daughter, Jenifer Samples (Ted) of Harrisville; a son, Jeffrey Childers (Jennin) of Durham, NC; grandchildren, Suzanne Samples, Sarah Samples, Miranda Childers, Javier Childers, Julian Childers, Ava Childers and Joscylin Childers; Sunshine her toy poodle companion and Best Buddy Jeanette Pratt.
She was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” Childers and sister, Avalene Reeves Deem.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Sunday, October 1, 2017 with Rev. Jim Kelly officiating. Burial will follow in the Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4-8 PM.
Flowers are welcome but donations may be made to Ritchie County Historical Museum, PO Box 163, Harrisville, WV, 26362.

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Raiguel Funeral Home
1200 Main Street
Harrisville, WV US 26362
Saturday, September 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Service
Raiguel Funeral Home
1200 Main Street
Harrisville, WV US 26362
Sunday, October 1, 2017
2:00 PM