Doris Ann Shell Gill

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  • "My heart goes out to you for the deep loss you must be..."
    - Mrs. Williams
  • "We are so sorry for your loss. Doris was a special cousin...."
    - Bill Laton
  • "Doris was responsible for getting me hooked on genealogy...."
    - Peggy Trinkle
  • "I did not have the time to really get to know her well but..."
    - Wanda Gill
  • "Doris had such an enthusiasm for genealogy that it was..."
    - Donna Shaffer
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Doris Ann Shell Gill, having attained the age of 73, of Bronston, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She was born in St. Albans, W. Va. on Aug. 10, 1940, daughter of the late Lawrence Dallas and Annette Hess Shell. Doris was a member and Elder of Pisgah Presbyterian Church, the Material Girls Quilt Guild and Better Way Homemakers Club. A long-time genealogist, she was registrar of the Somerset Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter and life member of Tiskelwah Chapter of Eastern Star. Other interests and talents included knitting, tatting, cross stitch, crewel embroidery and sewing. She is survived by her husband, William E. "Bill" Gill of Bronston; one son, David Heath Gill (Christine) of Brooklyn, NY; one daughter, Cynthia Jo Gill of Houston, Texas; one brother, Dallas Lee Shell (Beverley) of Nitro, W. Va. and several cousins, nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Pisgah Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Rusty Butler officiating. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery. Donations may be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, God's Helping Hands or the Salvation Army. Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Published in The Owenton News-Herald from Jan. 15 to Jan. 23, 2014