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Doris Marie White Mayo

Doris Marie White Mayo, age 78, of Corning, New York, was born on March 15, 1938 to Martha Woodard White and Arthur White and was the loving sister of the late Ronald White, Neil White, and Minnie Catherine “Pat” White McCallister, beloved mother of the late Brian Morley, Martha Morley Robichaux, Don Morley, Jr., the late Maelena Morley Mayeux, Craig Morley, Darin Morley, Douglas Morley and wife Bonnie, Karen Morley Molero, Teena Mayo Tricquet and husband Thomas, Robert Mayo, and James Mayo and wife Amber, grandmother to 23 children and 22 great-grandchildren, stepmother to Roy Mayo, Linda Mayo, Carol Mayo Volpi and John Mayo, and had a host of many extended family members.

A resident of Mountain Grove, Missouri, for eleven years, Doris Mayo passed away peacefully in her home early Sunday morning, May 1, 2016, in the caring company of her daughters Martha, Karen and Teena and longtime close friend and caregiver Brenda Richardson. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Her life was spent around her children and their families. She was truly the citadel of the family. Her passions included creating beautiful quilts, afghans, dolls and clothing. She loved music. She was a dog lover and became easily attached to each and every one of the animals that came into her care.

Memorial services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the funeral chapel with Rev. Terry Brown officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri. Online condolences may be made at

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