Passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the age of 88, just four weeks after being diagnosed with cancer. She was born and raised in Madison County, Arkansas, and resided in San Bernardino, California, for 49 years before moving to Santa Rosa in 1990. She enjoyed 23 wonderful years with her many friends and neighbors in Sequoia Gardens, and will be missed by all. Doris was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Everett Southerland. She is survived by her son Del Southerland of Deer Park, WA, and daughter Linda Hughes and son-in-law David Hughes of Cloverdale, CA. She is also survived by four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A private graveside service will be held, and donations in Doris's memory may be made to Sutter Hospice. SANTA ROSA MORTUARY EGGEN AND LANCE CHAPEL, 545-3747.

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Mar. 3 to Mar. 6, 2013