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Doris Jean Oliver

Doris Jean Oliver, 90 departed this life on Saturday, September 30th, 2023, at Georgetown Community Hospital. She was the late daughter of the late Marion Warren Scott and the late Raymond Myers. Doris grew up in Paris and was a faithful worker and member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Charles Young Post 165. Doris was also known for her cooking and her hospitality, it didn’t matter who called her and asked for help, she loved watching Lifetime and watching her westerns most of all. She believed in God, and she made sure that everyone knew that. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and aunt, family meant everything to her. She always spoke her mind, sometimes stepping on toes but we all knew that was just her and in her final days she never complained, she would always say “I’m alright.”

She is survived by her two sons, Raymond (Ruth Tootie) Chenault and David Oliver; fifteen grandchildren, Raymond (Kristi) Chenault Jr., Doris (Dewayne) Davis, Eric Groves, Lisa Oliver, Sylivia Oliver, Marilyn Oliver, Johnna Gaines, Marion O’Brien, Lakisha Jonuta, Jawana Smithers, Charles (Breana) Oliver, David Oliver Jr., Wesley Oliver and Eddie (Shawna) Cosby; twenty-seven great-grandchildren, Tavis Chenault, Brayden Chenault, Kamren & Ray Smoot, Deon Renfro, Tara Davis, Jayme Owens, Te’Jiah Gains, Justin Oliver, Tristin and Courtney O’Brien, Eric Groves Jr., Hunter (Ashley) Akemon, Jazlyn Wright, Janiya Levart, Justice, Sean, Sincere Smithers, Aubre, Kylee, Mya, Braxton, Riah, Sagen, Alexa and Elijah Oliver; four great-great Grandchildren Laila and Terrance Pate, Ender Akemon, Isabelle Renfro and a host of nieces, nephews and special friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sons, Eddie, John and James Oliver; one daughter; Sylvia Groves, a grandson Brian Groves; four sisters; Gladys White, Anna Fomas, Mary Francis McKee, Flora Mae Fields; one brother, Eddie Myers.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 12:00 PM Friday, October 6, 2023, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1113 High Street, Paris, KY by Rev. Connie Mitchell, Rev. Dr. Morgan Gilkey and Pastor Rosalind Bryant. Burial will be at Evergreen Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Friday, October 6, 2023, at the church.

Pallbearers will be David Oliver Jr., Charles Oliver, Eric Groves, Sr., James Clark, Jr., Jamaun Clark and Kamren Smoot.

Honorary pallbearers will be Clarence Ayers, Lindrell Blackwell, James Clark, Sr., Lance Penney, Marcus Hall, Darnell Hall, Phillip Garrett, Ray Smoot, Brayden Chenault, Tavis Chenault and Deon Renfro.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.  The online guestbook is at

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