SHERMAN - Funeral services for Doris Evelyn (Barnes) Paris will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Waldo Funeral Home. Mitch Wiggains will officiate with Dennis Barnes, Jerry Barnes, Larry Barnes, Frisco Reid, Benjamin Reid, and Jason Roberts serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Barnes, Harry Staff, and Jesse Scally.|
Mrs. Paris, 91, passed away Wednesday May 21 at the Homestead of Sherman. Doris was born October 29, 1922 in Tioga, Texas to the late Charles and Clara Mae (Kemp) Barnes. She was the only girl of four children. She and her family moved to Sherman while she was a still a young girl. Doris worked at Pool Manufacturing, Kress, and Proffitt Food Store in Sherman. Later she worked many years as a cashier at Kroger in Sherman.
She always enjoyed helping people out by taking groceries by or taking people to their appointments. She loved being with family and friends, playing bingo, but most of all, she loved to dance. Doris and her husband were life members of the VFW Post 2772 and Doris was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary #2772.
She married Troy L. Paris and did lots of traveling with the Air Force. They raised a daughter, Linda and one son, Dale. They were stationed in Japan, France, and several bases stateside. She truly enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mrs. Paris is survived by one daughter, Linda Tingle and husband David of Sherman; three grandchildren, Tamara Reid and husband Kenneth of Sherman, Sheena Roberts and husband Jason of Pottsboro, and Suzan Scally and husband Jesse of Pottsboro; and seven great grandchildren, Frisco, Brianna, and Benjamin Reid, Ryan and Annabelle Roberts, Ethan Bates, and Ozzy Scally.
She is also survived by her brother, Leon Barnes of Oklahoma City, Okla, and sister-in-law, Pauline Barnes of Sherman.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Troy L. Paris; parents; two brothers, Weldon and Charles Barnes; son, Dale S. Paris; and granddaughter, Deanna M. Tingle.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meal on Wheels at 4114 Airport Drive, Denison, TX 75020, Western Heights Church of Christ at 800 Baker Park Rd, Sherman, TX 75982, or to the
The family night was held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Waldo Funeral Home. The register book can be signed online at waldofuneralhome.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat from May 25 to May 28, 2014