Doris Ruth (Amos) Gautney

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Doris Ruth (Amos) Gautney age 93 of Cassville passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Doris was born in Kansas City, Missouri on December 20, 1926, the daughter of William Arthur and Bessie Francis (Ulmer) Amos.

At an early age she moved to the Gunter-Butterfield Community where she grew up and attended the Gunter and Butterfield Schools. In the later part of 1942, she moved to Cassville to make her home where she was later united in marriage to Doyle Gautney. To this union four children were born. Three sons: Dale, Darrell, and Dennis and one daughter Darla.

On May 5 1952, she went to work for Goodnow Textile Company in Monett as a sewing machine operator. When they later sold to Jr. Kid Togs, she was selected by the owner of the company as production manager and floor lady, where she remained until their closing in November of 1975.

On December 1, 1975, she opened what was known as Dorisís Greenhouse and remained in her own business until December 1, 1990, when she closed her greenhouse to enjoy her family, yard, Gardening, and flowers.

In October of 1945, at a Revival meeting Doris dedicated her life to Christ after which she started attending the Church of God Holiness in Cassville. On July 6, 2006, Doris started attending Victory Baptist Church in Cassville where she continued until her illness. She continued to support the church until her death.

Doris is survived by one daughter, Darla Pippin of Cassville; ten grandchildren, Jeff, Scott, Charles, and Brandon Gautney, Brian Fletcher, Jason Smith, Jerry and Gary Tate, Sherri Roy and Shawna Ellison; 21 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; one very special sister-in-law, Norma Amos; one brother, Charles Gifford and wife Evelyn and one daughter-in-law, Ilene Gautney; and many other family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Doris is preceded in death by her husband Doyle; three sons, Dale, Darrell and Dennis; one grandson, Johnny Gautney; one great-grandson, Cody Deans; one great-granddaughter, Breanna Fletcher; three brothers, James Delmar, Glenn, and Ivan Amos; two sisters, Wilma Louise Amos and Mary King and one very special daughter-in-law, Sharon Kay Gautney.

Visitation for Doris was held on Monday, February 27, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri. Funeral services immediately followed visitation at 2:00 p.m. on Monday February 27, at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri. Burial next to her husband will follow services at the Sparks Cemetery in Butterfield, Missouri.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri.