Born 8-15-1923 -- Died 8-15-2003
Lola Fern Killian Dockins, daughter of the late Frank
Killian and Agnes Fountain Killian, was born Aug. 15,
1923, in Norfork, Ark. She died Aug. 15, 2003, in
Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 80 years.
She married Eldridge Dockins in June 1940 in
She spent most of her working years at Baxter Lab and
she retired after 25 years of employment. She was of
the Methodist faith.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Kenard
and Alice Dockins of Brockwell, Ark.; two daughters and
a son-in-law -- Sue Walker, and Joan and Kern Robins,
all of Jefferson City, Mo.; a sister, Beatrice Lawrence of
Norfork,; and five grandchildren -- Bobby Dockins,
Kenny Robbins, Kennette Lake, Kim Peters and Karla
Fern was preceded in death by her parents; Frank
Killian and Agnes Fountain Killian; her husband,
Eldridge Dockins; two brothers -- Bill and Dave Killian;
four sisters -- Ruby Stewart, Della Mae Stewart, Bernice
Skidmore and Mary Light.
The funeral was Aug. 19 at Roman and Billy Howard
Memorial Chapel with Steve Stevenson officiating.
Inter-ment was in Violet Hill Cemetery under the
direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Melbourne.
Pallbearers were Sam Sharp, J.C. Majors, Howard,
Blanken-ship, Danny Blankenship, Charles
Washington and Kenny Robins.