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Mattie Doris Morton Meredith

November 26, 1934 - August 10, 2019

Burial Date August 15, 2019

Funeral Home Rose-Neath Mansfield

Cemetery Mansfield Cemetery

Church First Baptist Church Mansfield

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Doris Meredith (Granny)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          November 26,1934-August 10, 2019


Grand Cane, LA- August 10, 1957 was the beginning of a wonderful

life with husband Bob. August 10, 2019 marked a continuation of

that story.

Born November 26, 1934, in DeSoto parish, Doris received her

nursing degree from Northwestern and her CRNA from Harris

Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Her accomplishments were numerous,

including one of the first female hospital administrators in the state of

Louisiana. She lovingly used her gift as a caregiver each and every

day. Her love of God and compassion for people were truly an

inspiration to all who knew her. She shared that love as a long time

Sunday School teacher and member at First Baptist Church,


Preceding Doris in death were husband, Bob Meredith, infant

daughter Laurie, parents James M Morton, Sr., Pauline Norris Morton,

and Madge Worsham Morton. Sisters, Raye Gamble, Kathryn Lain,

Helen Elliott, and brother, James M. Morton, Jr.

She is survived by her son, Seth Meredith and wife Jennifer of

Monroe, daughter, Suzanne Brossette and husband John of Grand Cane

sisters, Johnnie Stennett, Fran Norwood & husband Bo,

Martha Sayers & husband Joe, brother, William H. Morton,

grandchildren, Michael Brossette and wife Dana,

Dustin Brossette and fiancé Libby Ebarb, Caleb Brossette,

Seth Thomas Meredith, and James Meredith,

great grandson, Grayson John Brossette  along with numerous

nieces, nephews, family & friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 5 until 8 pm at

Rose Neath Funeral Home in Mansfield. Memorial service will be at

11:00 AM on Thursday, August 15 at First Baptist Church, Mansfield

with Dr. Thumper Miller and Dr. Calvin Phelps officiating.

Interment at Mansfield Cemetery.

Honoring Mrs. Meredith as pallbearers will be Bill Bunyard, Dana

Deas, Bubba English, Huel Jones, David Delouche, Greg Dyess,

Bryan Norwood, and Steve Jones.

Honorary pallbearers will be Baba Pearah, Butch Pockrandt, Michael

Brossette, Dustin Brossette, Caleb Brossette, Seth Thomas Meredith,

and James Meredith.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to LA

Baptist Children’s Home 7200 Desiard Street, Monroe, LA 71203, or

FBC Mansfield 1710 McArthur Drive, Mansfield, LA 71052.

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