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Doris Elaine (Cook) Lincoln

File: 713

Date of Birth:

Thursday, February 7, 1935

Date of Death:

Tuesday, June 18, 2019


Scopus, MO

Doris Elaine (Cook) Lincoln

Doris Elaine Lincoln, 84, of Scopus, Mo., was born on Feb. 7, 1935, near Scopus, Mo., the daughter of Frank and Laura Elaine Henson Cook. She passed from earthly life on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Before her marriage to Ralph Eddie Lincoln on March 5, 1953, she worked at the Jackson shoe factory. Doris was the proud and caring mother of nine children. She was a committed homemaker to her children and family. While her children were growing up, she grew, preserved and cooked food from a huge garden. In her later years she grew more flowers than food.

She was a member of the Scopus Church of Christ.

She is survived by four sons: Steve Lincoln, Kevin Lincoln, Keith Lincoln, and Kerry Lincoln; by three daughters: Elaina Hope, Sheila Simmons, and Holly Cook; 21 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband on March 12, 2008, by sons, Michael Dean Lincoln and Milton Lincoln, two grandchildren, one great grandchild, and two brothers, Herman and Dale Cook.

Visitation and a memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. with the Memorial Service at 7:00 p.m. Kelly Francis will officiate. Inurnment will be in Cook Cemetery near Scopus on a future date.