Doris C. "Dori" (Crosland) Lies (1943 - 2016)

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BRANSON, Mo. – Memorial services for Doris C. Lies "Dori", 72, of Branson, Mo. will be Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at 12 p.m. at the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory, Branson, Mo. with Rev. Larry Kackley officiating.
Mrs. Lies passed away Wed. evening Jan. 20, 2016.
Doris Colena Lies was born May 4, 1943 in Broken Bow, Neb. She was the daughter of John "J.C." and Muriel (Stone) Crosland. Dori married Joseph Lies on Dec. 16, 1966 in Mullen, Neb. They were blessed with two children. Dori and Joe had celebrated forty-nine years together last month.
Dori was an executive secretary for many industries and manufactures working in the Waterloo and Cedar Falls, Iowa areas. She enjoyed gardening, reading, was a cat lover, active with Friends of the Library in Independence, Iowa, active with school and her church and was a very social person who had many friends. Dori will be remembered for her beautiful smile and compassion for her friends. Her friends had this to say about her: "Her smile was so wonderful", "Full of Love", "Precious Soul", "One of the kindest people", "A beautiful lady", "Sweetest person anyone knew", and "Dearest Friend".
Dori and Joe moved to the Branson area from Independence, Iowa, to enjoy their retirement.
She was preceded in death by her parents J.C. and Muriel Crosland.
Dori is survived by her loving husband Joe Lies of the home, her two children: Jacquelyn Lies of Austin, Texas and John "J.J." Lies of Hot Springs, Ark.; and two grandchildren Garrett Lies and Autumn Dunne.
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Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home
1638 E State Highway 76
Branson, MO 65616
(417) 334-3670
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jan. 22 to Feb. 6, 2016