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Doris Marlene (Bragg) Porterfield

Doris Marlene (Bragg) Porterfield, 88, of Clearmont, MO, passed from this life on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at the Clarinda Iowa hospital.

Doris was born on December 7, 1933, in Burlington Junction, MO.  She had lived her entire life in the area; and was of the Christian faith.

Her parents preceded her in death.  As well as her 3 brothers: Charles, Robert and Harold “Babe” Bragg; and her in laws; Jim and Marcia Thompson, and Cople Porterfield, Edwin Willrich and an infant niece, Marci Thompson.

She graduated from the Burlington Junction High School in 1951.  And on March 1, 1953, she was united in marriage to Verlin Denzil “Denny” Porterfield.  Denny passed away on November 26, 2015.

Doris at one time worked at the grocery store in Burlington Junction, and was a farm wife.  She raised sheep, enjoyed her dogs and cats and was an animal lover.  She gardened and enjoyed raising vegetables, and “loved the land”.

Her survivors include her in laws: Nancy (Richard) DeMott, Pickering, MO, Mary Willrich, Adair, IA, and Tillie (Karen) Porterfield, Maryville, MO; her nephews: Robert (Norma) Bragg, Elmo, MO, and Steve (Margaret) Bragg, Minneapolis, MN; her nieces: Darla (Ronald) Burson, College Springs, IA, and Sally (Glenn) Farley, Maryville, MO; and many great nieces and nephews; and a special neighbor, Lyle (Pam) Marriott.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at the Bram Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.  The burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Clearmont, MO.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials can be directed to the New Nodaway Humane Society, 829 S. Depot St. Maryville, MO 64468.

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