Doris J. Bean, 81, Kokomo, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Kokomo Health Care. She was born Dec. 4, 1936, in Kokomo to Walter and Gertrude (Hoard) Brown. Doris was married to Lester L. Bean on Jan. 19, 1957, and he passed away Oct. 24, 1999.
Doris was a 1955 Western High School graduate and worked for Cuneo Press in the bindery department. She was a member of Chapel Hill Christian Church and was a team mom for many Russiaville softball and Little League teams. Doris loved to go fishing, traveling, loved animals and supporting her grandchildren at their sporting events.
Survivors include her daughter, Sheila (Chris Myers) Mayer, Kokomo; son-in-law, Walt Hahn; eight grandchildren, Joel Babcock (Trinity Lux), Micah Babcock (Shelly Lennen), Bethany Babcock, Christian Babcock (Haley Wheeler), Hannah Babcock, Dustin Magnett, Jason Magnett, Johnny Hahn.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Gertrude Brown; husband, Lester L. Bean; daughter, Renita Magnett; sister, Ruby Stanton; brother, Glen Brown.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Friends may visit with the family from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kokomo Humane Society and the Howard County 4-H Fair. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on January 8, 2018