Belcher, Doris Lee Applin

Updated: Mon 1:48 PM, Jun 23, 2014
Funeral Home: Smith Funeral Home in Morgantown
MORGANTOWN — Doris Lee Applin Belcher, 87, of Sugar Grove, passed away June 21, 2014, at her residence.

Doris was born July 22, 1926, in Butler County, to the late John and Evelyn Lee Applin. She was a member of Sugar Grove Methodist Church, Garden Club and the Midway Homemakers Club. She was a homemaker and a seamstress and enjoyed taking care of her flowers and sewing, quilting and crocheting. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thornton Rudolph Belcher; her parents, John and Evelyn Applin; a son, Gary Belcher; and a brother, Richard Applin.

She is survived by a son, Kenneth Belcher of Griffin, Ga.; a daughter, Evonne Mercer of Sugar Grove; a sister, Milinda Carson and husband Marvin of Bowling Green; six grandchildren, Michelle Ewing and husband Shawn of Bowling Green, Melissa Heaton and husband Warren of Los Angeles, Chad Belcher of Conway, Ark., Marsha Mercer of Louisville, Amy Koury and husband Walker of Hawaii and Garrett Belcher and wife Katie of High Falls, Ga.; seven great-grandchildren and several special nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at noon Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, with Bro. Marvin Carson and Bro. Gene Hadden officiating. Burial will follow in Hill Haven Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home.

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