|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1936|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 2009|
On December 25, 2009, the angels took Doris Marie Balch home for Christmas. She died at 9:55 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.
Mrs. Balch, 73, of Lincoln, IL worked as a key holder at Dollar General in Lincoln, IL.
She was a very devoted member of Jefferson St. Christian Church in Lincoln, IL. Doris was very passionate about her flower gardens and yard. Doris was a devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to all who knew her. She was affectionaltely known as the "garage sale queen" by her famly and friends.
She was born Feb. 10, 1936 in Lincoln, IL to Harry and Georgiabelle Carothers Batterton.
Survivors include daughter Laura Swearingen of Lincoln, IL; 2 sons, Paul Baker of Lincoln, IL and Tom Swearingen of McLean, IL; 1 brother, Robert Batterton of Lincoln, IL; and 3 grandsons.
Her parents and one sister, Patty Hoehn, preceded her in death.
A Celebraton of Life service for Mrs. Balch will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 2 at Jefferson St. Christian Church in Lincoln, IL. Dustin Fulton will officiate.
Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson St. Christian Church or to the family in her memory.
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Created by: Sherry
Record added: Dec 30, 2009
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