Julie Dorris

Julie Sue Dorris (Atwood)

Friday, October 23rd, 1959 - Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Obituary

Julie Sue Dorris was born October 23, 1959 to Julius and Irene (Langlois) Atwood in Peoria, Illinois. She died November 5, 2019 in Springfield, Missouri surrounded by her family.

Julie was preceded in death by her father, Julius. She leaves behind her husband, soulmate, and best friend of 38 years, Jerry. She is also survived by her mother, Irene Atwood; two children: Hannah Kreusel and her husband, Matthew; Andrew Dorris and his wife, Amanda; and five grandchildren: Kaylee, Ayden, Kenadee, Austyn, and Nolan, who she adored and were her pride and joy. She also leaves behind three sisters: Charlene, Margaret, and Patricia, and many nieces, nephews, and numerous friends.

Julie was deeply involved in the Springfield Seventh-day Adventist Church and was beloved by her church family. She was a Registered Nurse for Cox Medical Center, where she had worked for 40 years. Julie loved her family, friends, and church. She loved to travel and enjoyed reading, hiking, camping, and needlepoint. She made it her life's mission to serve others, always putting their needs ahead of her own.

A celebration of Julie's life will be at held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at Greenlawn Funeral Home East, with burial to follow at Liberty Baptist Cemetery, near Fellows Lake. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.at the funeral home.

Julie loved the Lord and was always encouraging others to develop a personal relationship with him. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to: Amazing Facts ( give.amazingfacts.org).
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Greenlawn Funeral Home East
    Address
    3540 East Seminole
    Springfield, Missouri 65809
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  • Service

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Greenlawn Funeral Home East
    Address
    3540 East Seminole
    Springfield, Missouri 65809
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Al Oetman
    Co-Celebrant
    Dr. Larry Cooper
  • Interment

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    When
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 2:30pm
    Location
    Liberty Cemetery
    Address
    4630 East Farm Road 66
    Springfield, MO 65803
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Bob, Darell, Julie, Tamme and David

Posted at 05:29pm
We cannot express to you and your family our feelings of sadness for your loss. Julie was one of those special people everyone loved. We are planting five trees, a little grove, to represent our family and how much she was loved You are all in our prayers.
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Jan Rippee

Posted at 02:45pm
I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers 🙏
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Peggy and Jim Francka and Laura Donkers

Posted at 09:06am
Many memories: school, holidays, graduations, weddings etc. Forever in our hearts, what an impact you made on this world. Love you with all our hearts
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Chris Mattes

Posted at 10:19pm
Jerry,
My sincere condolences to you and your family. I'm sorry for your loss.
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