Doris Mary (Rogers) McGinnis was born in Wayne City, Illinois on August 25, 1922 the daughter of Mary (Osborne) Rogers and Vernie Edward Rogers. She resided in Mount Vernon, Illinois for most of her adult life working in the offices of Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, Montgomery Ward and Jefferson Motors.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Elaine Murbarger Nelson; grandson, Craig Scott Nelson; great-grandson, Arron Zildjian Nelson and girlfriend, McKayla Bisher; great-great-grandchildren, Lyla Rae Nelson and Wyatt Eugene Nelson; and special nieces who have done so much for her in her later life, Darline Daley, Marilyn Rogers, Linda Rogers, and Sheree Lupton.
Doris married Oscar McGinnis on October 20, 1956 and was married for over fifty years. Oscar preceded her in death on April 6, 2008.
In addition to her parents and husband, Doris was preceded in death by her brother who she adored, Harold Rogers.
Doris had a very positive attitude on life and bravely faced whatever came her way; she will be very missed by family and friends.
A Visitation will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 P.M. with Elder Perry Robinson officiating. Interment will follow.
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