After a long battle with cancer, Doris Lenore Ferris passed away on Aug. 30, 2017 with family by her side.
Doris leaves behind her children, Karen DeMarais, Linda Caywood and Kenny Ferris. Also her sister, Paula Phillips, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Doris was born on June 10, 1932, to Paul and Nancy Mayes. In July 1951 she married Kenneth Ferris. They lived in Tehachapi until 1955 when they moved to Bakersfield. Doris was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth, in 2007.
Doris requested to be cremated and her ashes will be interred at Hillcrest Memorial Park, where services were held Sept. 12, 2017.
The family would like to thank the fourth floor telemetry unit staff of Adventist Hospital for the special care they gave Doris during the last two weeks of her life.