Doris M. Knebel, age 89, of rural Mulberry Grove, IL passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Helia Healthcare. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 17, 2016 at 11 AM at Liberty Baptist Church. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, June 17, 2016 after 10 AM at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to Liberty Cemetery.
Doris was born May 30, 1927 in Litchfield, IL to Laurel and Joyce (Elam) Bingham. She married Wayne Lee Knebel on December 4, 1949 in Mulberry Grove, IL. He died May 10, 2009. She is survived by her daughters Cheryl Lee Joplin and her husband Eldon of Pocahontas, IL and Karol Goodin of Mulberry Grove, IL. She is also survived by two sisters Nelda Sugg of Mulberry Grove, IL and Lois Willis also of Mulberry Grove, IL, one brother Bob Bingham of Ocala, Florida, six grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother Eldon in infancy, a grand daughter Wendy Eyman, and her son-in-law Larry Goodin.
She had worked at a shoe factory in Litchfield, IL and retired from Crane Packing in Vandalia, IL. She also helped out in the operation of the family farm with her husband. She was a member of The Liberty Baptist Church. She loved gardening and planting flowers along with spending time with her grandchildren.