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Doris I. Fox, age 93, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at the Communities of the Wildwood.
Doris was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Brownsville, Texas, daughter of the late Julius C. Chapman and Lilly M. Bunch Chapman. She worked for J.C. Penney in the accounting department of over 36 years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Joplin.
In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Edward Fox, who passed away on 2005; a son, Rick E. Fox, who passed as a result of the Joplin tornado in 2011; a brother, Harold Chapman; and a sister, Ruth Selby.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Joann Chapman; nephews, Dr. Gary Selby and wife, Terri, Steven Selby and wife, Kim, all of Joplin; Michael Chapman and wife, Paula, of Arlington, Texas; several great-nieces and nephews.
Inurnment of her ashes will be private in Ozark Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Published on January 7, 2018
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