Doris Ornelas


Doris L. Ornelas, 75, Iola, died today, Dec. 26, 2007, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
She was born March 27, 1932, in Yates Center, the daughter of Lee and Elizabeth (Dutro) Tuttle. She grew up in and attended school in Yates Center.
She married Frank Ornelas on June 5, 1948. They made their home in Iola, where she worked for a number of years as a ward clerk at Allen County Hospital. Mr. Ornelas died on Jan. 14, 1994.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Iola.
She is survived by a son, Donnie, Iola; two daughters, Frances Drybread, Manhattan, and Delores Silcox, Iola; two sisters, Wilma Hardesty and Nadine Gardner, both of Yates Center; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A son, Jeffrey L. Ornelas, and a grandson, Dustin Joe Ornelas, preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Iola. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels in Iola is in charge of the arrangements.