Doris E. Jackson Welker

March 02, 1929 ‒ March 12, 2011

Mansfield, Ohio and formerly Mount Vernon, Ohio

Doris E. Jackson Welker, age 82, of Lexington-Ontario Road, Mansfield, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at Winchester Terrace Nursing Home in Mansfield. She was born on March 2, 1929 in Knox County, Ohio to the late Cecil and Mary (Hyatt) Jackson. Doris was a member of the First Congregational Church in Mansfield. She held degrees from the University of Arizona, The Ohio State University and the College of Wooster. Doris will be missed by many.

She is survived by her son, Norman David (Jo Ann Sferro) Schaefer of Mansfield, a sister, Mary Ellen Black of Mount Vernon, nieces and nephews, Lee (Julie) Black, Andrew (Carol) Black, Tim (Donna) Black, Mary Kinsman, Rebecca Black and Nan (Mike Andorfer) Black and special friends Belinda Lee and Jarrod Lee.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. Rev. Dan Dickman will be officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery.

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