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Doris Kay Belcher

February 8, 1945 March 20, 2018
Doris Kay Belcher
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Obituary for Doris Kay Belcher

Doris Kay Belcher, age 73, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at the Franklin House, Ft. Scott. She was born February 8, 1945, in Hammond, KS, the daughter of Cleatis Carl Duncan and Thelma May Cummings Duncan. She worked as a CNA and cared for the elderly for several years. She especially enjoyed caring for the Sisters of Mercy at the convent in Ft. Scott. She married Ralph Belcher on July 26, 1982, in Miami, OK. He preceded her in death on June 23, 2009. She like to crochet and read. She was a former member of the LaCygne Christian Church.

Survivors include 4 daughters, Rebecca Cowlishaw and Cheryl Cowlishaw, both of Ft. Scott, Gail Walker, Drexel, MO, Jean Mataya, Roseburg, OR; 2 sons, Patrick Duncan Williams, Mayfield, KY, and Matthew Huggins, Lenexa, KS; a brother, Carl Dean Duncan, Blue Mound, KS; a sister, Shirley Chambers, LaCygne, KS; 23 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Deana Butler; a twin brother, Dennis Duncan; a sister, Donna Parker; a granddaughter; a great grandson, Cooper Adams; a great granddaughter, Noel Grace Belcher; and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, March 22nd, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Doris Belcher Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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10:00 AM 3/22/2018 10:00:00 AM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Cemetery Details


U.S. National Cemetery Final Resting Place

900 E. National Ave.
Fort, Scott 66701

900 E. National Ave. Fort 66701 Scott
United States

Memorial Contribution

Doris Belcher Memorial Fund


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