Bartlesville, OK: Doris Louise Southard Geiss, 86, widow of George W. Geiss, died Friday, October 5, 2012, in Columbia SC. Born on March 14, 1926, in Newbern, NC., she was a daughter of the late Jay Southard and Annie Lee Blue Southard.
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While living in Bartlesville, OK, she was a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board and volunteer. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, and a two time president of the Presbyterian Church Women United.
Survivors include her nephew, Douglas (Judy) Fabel of Winnsboro, SC; and nieces, Jean (Sam) Riddle of Sumter, and Judy Southard of Mt. Pleasant. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; three brothers, one sister; and nieces, Lelia Sabiston, and Janis Hoverman.
A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date at Zion Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. Memorials may be made to a charity's of one's choice.
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Oct. 8 to Nov. 7, 2012