In Loving Memory …

Doris M. Stanley

Doris Madaline Stanley, 92 of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

She was born April 21, 1927, in Meadville, NE, the daughter of Richard M. and Neva (Wolfe) Whiting.  On March 22, 1969 in Sedalia, MO, she married William “Willy” Leander Stanley who preceded her in death on April 25, 2001.

Doris graduated from high school in Mountain Home, AR.  She worked for Lamy Manufacturing Company for 20 years until 1968 and then Bothwell Regional Health Center for 22 years retiring in 1992.  Doris enjoyed crocheting, cooking, and making homemade greeting cards for anyone she knew.

Survivors include two daughters, Micki Williams (Donald) of Sedalia, MO, Karen Gamber (Tracey) of Stover, MO; seven grandchildren, Stacey Brodersen, Kelly Cline, Dale Williams, Jason Knox, Amanda Moore, Tobi Chambers, and Brian Gamber; 19 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to both of her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Larry Knox and one brother, Dale Whiting.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2019, at Heckart Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Entombment will follow at the Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Casket bearers will be Dale Williams, Bennett Brodersen, Craig Cline, Michael Chambers, Shane Chambers, and Dylan Lynde.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.


  1. Jan (Hammerstone) DeVore

    Micki & Karen, I am so sorry to hear about Doris. She was such a sweet lady. Thoughts & prayers for you & your families….for peace, comfort & healing.

  2. Karen I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Prayers for you and your family.

  3. Oh- Doris was wonderful to work with and an all around great lady. My sincerest sympathies to you Mickie and your entire family!

  4. I am so sorry for your l oss.We worked at the hospital together & were friends for many years.She was a wonderful person.She will be missed.

  5. So sorry to hear this Nicki- she was a great lady !

  6. Juanita odoniel

    Im so sorry to hear about doris. She was a wonderful lady. We had alot of fun. She will be missed

  7. Kathryn Coffman

    Micki, So sorry to hear about your Mother. I did not know her, but my sincere sympathy to you – the loss of a mother is a really hard thing to go through.
    Kathy Coffman

  8. Kathryn Coffman

    Micki, my sincere sympathy on the loss of your Mother.

    Kathy Coffman

  9. Marsha Miyashiro

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and peace. I always enjoyed working with Doris we work hard and had fun.

  10. Estella Frazier

    I am so sorry to hear of Doris’s passing. I worked with her many a years on the night shift at the hospital. She was always comical. I learned a lot from her about cooking and gardening. My prayers and condolences are with the family.

  11. Kathy and Jimmy Page

    Sorry for your loss! Doris was always a great lady!

  12. Janet Fairchild Roberts

    Dear Micki, Kelly and Families,
    Doris was a lovely person to live by and work with. I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my Mom this past May. Praying for your comfort and strength.
    Much love,
    Janet Fairchild Roberts

  13. Kay Hayworth/ Orville Marsh

    Micki, we are so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort in your time of sorrow.

  14. Sierra de Laurier

    Tobi and family. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  15. Soooo very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family. Linda Reid

  16. Karla k Billings (Gibson)

    Healing thoughts in the days ahead. Doris was a great person.

  17. Christina Daves

    sorry for your loss

  18. Rest in peace my! I will miss you!

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