Archive for Thursday, June 21, 2007

Doris W. Tomlinson

June 21, 2007


A Service of Celebration for Doris W. Tomlinson, 90, Baldwin City, and formerly of Rushville, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, with visitation one hour prior. Mrs. Tomlinson died June 18, 2007, at Baldwin City.

She was born Dec. 19, 1916, to George C. and Grace L. (Harr) Wood. She owned and operated Rushville Grocery and Tomlinson Grocery for 25 years with her husband. She also worked for Marple Music, Domann Drug and managed the Dress Rack in Atchison. She was a member of the Rushville Christian Church.

She married Woodrow Tomlinson Jan. 26, 1933, at Atchison. He died March 23, 2006.

Survivors include a son Frankie "Dean" Tomlinson, Baldwin City; seven grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, Jacqueline L. Tomlinson, one brother and two sisters.

Burial at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, Mo. Memorials may be made to the Rushville Christian Church. Online condolences may be left at

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