Doris Lillian Grider Humphrey, 84, of Dunkirk, Indiana, formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018 while in the company of family members at Miller’s Merry Manor in Dunkirk, Indiana, having attained the age of 84 years, 3 months and 3 days.
She was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky, on Wednesday, January 3, 1934, the daughter of Earnest and Ermine Anderson Grider.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Carlie E. Humphrey, whom she happily married on Saturday, July 3, 1948 and sadly lost on Thursday, February 25, 1993, her son, Carl Humphrey Jr., her daughter, Marjorie Jo LeNoble, her brothers, Henry Grider, Walter (Chicken) Grider, Bobbie Grider, Evan Grider, her sisters, Audrey Goolsby, Margaret Moore and two grandchildren.
Doris worked as a custodian at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and was a member of the Redkey Baptist Church. She was quick-witted, spunky and an all around sassy little lady who loved her family dearly. She enjoyed cooking and canning and was known for her “awesome fried chicken”. Doris also enjoyed crocheting, and listening to Conway Twitty, George Jones, and Elvis.
She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Triplett, of Dunkirk, Indiana, Patty A. and Dale Kuhlman of Tyler, Minnesota; eight grandchildren, three step grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one sister, Mary Edith and John Cox of Muncie, Indiana.
A graveside service will conducted on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Norris – New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Cancer Society or The Alzheimer’s Associaton.
Norris-New Funeral home is honored to be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.norris-new.com.