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Doris G. Eaves Sloan

January 13, 1933 — November 26, 2009

Doris G. Eaves Sloan

Mrs. Doris Geraldene 'Herbst' Eaves Sloan passed away Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, MO., at the age of 76. Doris was born Jan. 13, 1933, in St. Louis, & was the daughter of Denis & Irene 'Wichman' Herbst. Also preceding were: her 1st husband, Edward Eaves; son, John Eaves; grandson, Joshua Brune; granddaughter, Lisa Carmack; brother, Eugene Herbst; mother-in-law, Pearl Sloan & father-in-law, James Issac Sloan.

Doris was an active member of American Legion Post #416 Ladie's Auxiliary and member & Past-President of ECMO Shrine Ladie's Auxiliary. She was known for her outgoing personality and beautiful smile. She truly lived by the motto by which she raised her children: "if you don't have something good to say, then don't say anything."

She is survived by: her husband, Chester Sloan, of Farmington. Daughters: Cathy (Mike) Alesandrini, French Village and Margie (Roger) Stotler, Bonne Terre. Sons: Joe (Gayla) Eaves, Doe Run and Danny (Diane) Eaves, Farmington. Stepson, Ken (Nina) Sloan, of Lone Jack, MO. 10 Grandchildren & 18 Great-Grandchildren. Sister, Jacqueline Helberg, St. Louis and brother, Richard "Whitey" Herbst; Brothers-In-Law: Milford (Doris) Eaves; Lester (MaryLou) Sloan; Tom (Jesse) Sloan; Jim (Sharon) Sloan and Garry (Vivian) Sloan, all of Farmington. Russ (Peggy) Sloan, of Raymore and sister-in-law, Alice Sloan, of Texas, as well as numerous Nieces & Nephews. Also surviving, many dear friends.

Visitation starts Sunday at 12 Noon @ TAYLOR Funeral Service, Inc.

American Legion Ladie's Auxiliary Service: Sunday, 12:30 p.m. @ TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL

Memorial Service : Sunday, 1:00 p.m., Nov. 29th

at: TAYLOR Funeral CHAPEL, with Rev. Mike Haney officiating.

The visitation will move to and resume at 2:00 p.m. at American Legion Post #416 on West Columbia Street.

Private Burial was held Tuesday, Dec. 1st at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.

Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to: * Cancer Society &/or * Am. Legion Post #416, to help support the Veteran's Clinic.

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