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Doran Ray McEntire
Birth: Feb. 2, 1940
Reydon
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 2014
Stella
Newton County
Missouri, USA

Doran Ray McEntire, 74 years, of Stella, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2014 at his residence in Stella, Missouri. His body died at home on the 18th about 11:15 pm - but wasn't pronounced dead until after midnight on the 19th. So legally, his body died on the 19th - but actually, he went to heaven on the 18th.

Doran was born on February 2, 1940 in Reydon, Oklahoma to the late, Elzie and Hazel (Atha) McEntire. He married the love of his life, Dorothy Caywood on October 28, 1961 at Reydon, Oklahoma. They moved to Stella, Missouri 34 years ago coming from Amarillo, Texas. He was an oil rig Manager working in the oil fields overseas, traveling all over the world. He enjoyed working with cattle, tractors and gardening. He loved wood crafting and would make beautiful keepsakes for his children and grandchildren. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pineville, Missouri.

Doran is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Dot) McEntire of the home; eight children, Ray McEntire, Elzie McEntire and wife Debra Jean, Dwain McEntire and wife, Joyce, Lisa McEntire-Hart and husband Clay, David McEntire and wife, Holly, Patricia McEntire, Soraya McEntire-Hitt and husband, Ryan, Karol Ann McEntire; a sister, Cleta McEntire-Wells; 19 grandchildren, Kelsey, Lamanda, Shawna, Dorothy, Kristeena, Matthew, Michael, Justin, Joshua, Brandi, Kimberly, Kristin, Jessica, Destiny, Thomas, Katy, Bekah, Jayce and Halley; 10 great grandchildren; as well as a host of other family and friends who will dearly miss Doran.

Funeral services for Doran McEntire will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Splitlog Baptist Church in Goodman, Missouri. Brother Pat Jeffers will officiate. Burial will follow the service at the Union Cemetery in Stella, Missouri.

Permission of the Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson, MO
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elzie Samuel McEntire (1916 - 1985)
  Hazel Laura Atha McEntire (1917 - 1987)
 
Inscription:
No Tears In Heaven
 
Burial:
Owsley Union Cemetery
Longview
McDonald County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Al Chapman
Record added: Feb 22, 2014
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Doran Ray McEntire
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Doran Ray McEntire
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Doran Ray McEntire
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Another Christmas without you. How can I bear it? But I will get through it the same way I've managed through all the other holidays - a smile on my face - not showing the pain inside. Dear God please help me not to feel sorry for myself - but to trust Yo...(Read more)
- Dorothy (Dot) Caywood/McEntire
 Added: Dec. 18, 2016
This Thanksgiving will not be as happy as the ones before you went to heaven. However, I know you would not want us to be grieving over you going to heaven ahead of us. We'll remember you with tears - but also with funny and memorable stories. Until God c...(Read more)
- Dorothy (Dot) Caywood/McEntire
 Added: Nov. 12, 2016
Sometimes the pain of missing you is so great I wonder how I can live through it. But I always remember our goodbye here was only temporary... and knowing I'll see you again is a great comfort. You once said to me that we wouldn't know how much we loved e...(Read more)
- Dorothy (Dot) Caywood/McEntire
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