Doris J. Orahood


COVINGTON, Ind. - Doris J. Orahood, 79, of Covington. passed away at 2 a.m. EDT Sunday, May 12, 2019, at her residence.
She was born June 22, 1939, in Kingman, Ind., the daughter of the late Roy and Leah (Kessler) Sanders.
Doris married Herschel L. Orahood on September 26, 1958, in Covington, Ind. He survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Melody (Chuck) Johnson of Linden, Ind., and Dawn (David) Frye of Otterbein, Ind.; son, Allen (Dawn) Orahood of Williamsport, Ind.; two brothers, Lowell Jarvis of California and Terry (Candy) Sanders of Arizona; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Doris worked in the Covington High School cafeteria as a cashier until her retirement in 2000. She was a 1957 graduate of Kingman High School and a member of Benson Chapel United Methodist Church.
Doris enjoyed camping, traveling, gardening, attending church and also attending her grandchildren's sporting events.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 16, at Benson Chapel United Methodist Church in Covington, Ind. Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery in Covington. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 15, at the church and one hour prior to services Thursday.
Contributions can be made to Benson Chapel United Methodist Church, 7114 West US Highway 136, Covington, IN 47932. DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind., is caring for the family. Condolences:
Published on May 13, 2019
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Connie Spiering Lenfesty
May 15, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Your mother was so nice. May God comfort you at this difficult time. Connie Spiering Lenfesty.