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Mary Doss

June 17, 1938 — March 15, 2016

Jolene Doss, 77, Caney, entered this world June 17, 1938 and returned to the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, from her home Tuesday, March 15, 2016.
Mary Jolene Doss was born in Tyro, Kansas, the first of two children born to Everett Newton Doss and Vylet Irene [[]Smoley] Doss. She was raised in
Wann, Oklahoma, attended schools there, graduating high school in 1956.
In August 1958 she married Billy Wills in Wann. To this union was born three daughters, Sheri Lynne, Sharla Kaye, and Shawnda Jolene. Billy passed away in 1970.
Jolene was employed for 35+plus as an employee travel agent with Phillips Petroleum, beginning in Kansas City, and ultimately Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She retired in 2000, then changed her priorities to watching her five grandchildren grow up following their school events, especially sports. She enjoyed genealogy research and travel. Family proclaimed her a devoted shopper.
Survivors blessed by her memories are her two daughter and their families, Sherri (Tim) Huff, Barltesville, OK, and Shawnda (Jim) Ivy, Neodesha, KS, five grandchildren - Samantha, Jase, Jared, Bret, and Blake, three great grandchildren - Lilly, Makayla, and Zachary; nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Judy Slaughter, daughter Sharla WhiteEagle.
Visitation service will be held Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Potts Chapel Funeral Home, Caney, with family present from 6:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends. Celebration of Life Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Friday, March 18, 2016, at Tyro Christian Church, with Brad Sanders officiating. Interment will follow at Wann Cemetery, Wann, Oklahoma. Online condolences can be shared at


Potts Chapel Funeral Home
107 N. State Street
Caney, KS  67333
Thursday, March 17, 2016
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Tyro Christian Church
Tyro, KS
Friday, March 18, 2016
2:00 pm


Wann Cemetery
Wann, OK
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