We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Stith Funeral Home
Doris Nell Scott Taylor, 94, a former longtime Lathrop, MO resident, passed peacefully into eternity on July 30, 2022, at Aspire Health and Rehab in Platte City, MO.
Doris was born December 1, 1927, in Harrison County, MO, one of five children of Woodie Bishop and Rozema Dell (Keown) Scott. She was married to Lawrence Leroy Taylor on September 1, 1946 and blessed with three children, Ronald Dean, Cheryl Elaine and Glenda Lea. Doris worked many years on their farm south of Lathrop and was a member of First Christian Church, Lathrop. She also worked several years helping others at the Lathrop Convalescent Center before it closed.
Along with her parents and Lawrence, Doris was preceded in death by her grandson, Vance Bailey, and siblings and spouses: Betty Simmons (Everett), William "Billy" Scott (Wanda), Jack Scott (Judee) and Jerry Scott.
Survivors include her children, Ron Taylor (Cathy) of Grandview, MO, Cheryl McGinness (Michael) of Platte City, MO, and Glenda Bailey of Platte City, MO. Doris leaves five grandchildren, Monica Hicks (Todd), Adam McGinness (Kim), Marcie McGinness, Caron Scott (Trey) and Audrey Osborn (Joel), and great grandchildren, Emily Hicks Bell (Ryan), Anna Hicks Greco (Gabe), Ryan Hicks, Cade McGinness, Cali McGinness, Taylor Schuman, Cheyanna Scott, Adeline Bailey Rockholm, Jack Osborn, Colin Osborn, Isaac Osborn and Emma Osborn. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Linda Scott, Bonnie Taylor and Wilma Taylor; and many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 am, on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at the Stith Funeral Home, 901 Clinton Street, Lathrop, MO. Burial will follow at Lathrop Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Kansas City Hospice or to First Christian Church of Lathrop c/o the funeral home. Arrangements: Stith Funeral Home, Lathrop, MO 816-740-4658. You may share a message with the family or sign an online guest book via stithfamilyfunerals.com.