Doris M. Dumont, 99

Doris M. DuMont, 99, of Gainesville, died Aug. 1, 2020, at her home. No local services are planned at this time. 

She was born Feb. 4, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio, one of five children born to Roy and Vivian Vorce Purser. She grew up outside of Lansing, Michigan, and then moved with her family to Phoenix, Arizona, in 1932 for health reasons. She worked at Alcoa Fabricating, making fighter airplane props; later she worked in an electronics factory. 

She married Charles Walter DuMont in 1948, and they lived in Wickenburg, Arizona, before moving to California, Oregon and Idaho. Mrs. Dumont’s last move was to Missouri.

She is survived by her sons Charles DuMont and wife Rachel of Gainesville, and Tom Hettle of Ottis Orchards, Washington; and her daughter, Jane Mereau of Merridian, Idaho.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and four siblings.

Arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville. 

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