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Doris B. Proctor

Doris B. Proctor, 75, of Emporia, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Maude Braswell and was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Dunn.

Mrs. Proctor is survived by her husband, Bobby W. Proctor; daughter, Donna Troyer; two stepsons, Tommy Proctor (Sue) and Dale Proctor; step-daughter, Lisa Proctor; three grandchildren, Arron Jarratt, Caleb Troyer and Megan Proctor; two sisters, Mary Frances Stinson (Bud) and Sylvia Lewis and a large extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous nieces and nephews.

After a career in the garment industry, Doris worked in home health care. She became a great source of support to those in need in her family and community.

A Celebration of Life reception will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Forest Hill Baptist Church in the fellowship hall. Private interment at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

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