Doris Jean Booth, 90, of Nebo passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Pittsfield Manor in Pittsfield. Doris was born in Rockport on March 27, 1927, a daughter of John Orin and Ciecel Gray Borrowman. She married Harold J. Booth on October 9, 1949 in the Nebo Christian Church; he survives.
Doris was a member of the Nebo Church of the Nazarene where she served as a past board member, a Sunday school teacher, a nursery attendant and enjoyed playing the piano and organ for church services.
Doris was a homemaker and a housewife. She loved taking care of her home, cooking for her boys and family, gardening and canning. She enjoyed sewing and had made many bridesmaid wedding dresses for members of her family. She was very good at making yeast breads, cinnamon rolls and burnt sugar cake. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and quilting. Doris's family was her life and she dearly loved each and every one of them.
She is survived by her loving husband of sixty-six years, Harold; four sons, Jerry Booth of Wheeling; William (Denise) Booth of Pittsfield; Ron (JoAnne) Booth of Pittsfield; Kent (Beth) Booth of Grayslake, IL; two daughters, Shirley (Robert) Booth Drew of Gosport UK England; and Linda (Paul) Tabaka of Columbia, MO. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren: Michael (Heather) Booth, Andy Booth, Mariah Booth, Stephanie (Brad) Heightman, Alexandra Crampton, Veronica (Shane) Ward, Elizabeth Crampton, Jenna Booth, Carrie (Adam) Johnson, Jessica Tabaka and Caiti Tabaka; seven great grandchildren: Ethan Booth, Brayden Booth, Chloe Heightman, Adi Terpstra, Riley Booth, Aaron Heightman and Eli Terpstra. A brother, Carroll Borrowman of Pittsfield; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Galbreathe of Pittsfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Doris was preceded in death by a son, Tom Booth in 1998; two grandchildren, Cindy Jo Booth and Robert Wayne Booth; a brother and wife, John and Katherine Borrowman and a brother, Charles Borrowman.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Nebo Church of the Nazarene with Darrin Workman officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield. Interment will be in the Nebo Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to be made to the Nebo Church of the Nazarene or to the family to establish a Doris Booth Memorial Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.nieburfh.com. The Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield has been entrusted with the service.
Charitable donations may be made in Doris's memory to the following organizations:
Nebo Nazarene Church
To The Family To Establish a Memorial Fund