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Doris Miller Crull
(October 26, 1919 - May 25, 2017)

Doris Miller Crull, 97, of Winona passed away at her home on  Wednesday, May 25, 2017.  She was born Oct. 26, 1919, in New Orleans,
Louisiana, and was the daughter of Stephen Wallace Miller and Josephine Derepas Miller.  Doris earned her nurse anesthetist degree at
Charity Hospital in New Orleans where she met and married Dr. Luther Putnam Crull in 1942.


She is survived by her daughter
, Madelane Crull Elston of Fort Wayne, IN; her son, Luther Putnam Crull, Jr., of Kilmichael, MS; four
grandchildren, Deborah Elston Shearer, Melanie Elston Zink, Christopher Ralph Elston, and Luther Putnam Crull III; and six
great-grandchildren.

Doris was a past president of the M
ississippi Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and a past chairman of the Southeastern Association of
Nurse Anesthetists. She was instrumental in lobbying for the first nurse anesthetist degree program at University of Mississippi Medical
Center in Jackson.    She was a past president of the Winona Garden Club, a member of Tyler Holmes Hospital Auxiliary, as well as an
active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Doris was '
Grandmama'  to generations of family and friends and was known for her warm hospitality and culinary skills. She was deeply
curious and an avid reader with enviable crossword skills. D
oris never met a stranger and was a true Southern lady.

Visitation will be at Lee Funeral
Home Tuesday from 12-2.   A celebration of life will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 2:30 in
Winona.  
Burial will be in the Winona Garden of Memory.  Preferred memorials can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 304 Jones
St., Winona, MS 38967.


Visitation
Tuesday, May 30         12 - 2 pm
Lee Funeral Home

Service
Tuesday, May 30              2:30 pm
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Winona

Interment
Garden of Memory
Winona
Rev Harvey & Tommie Overstreet

Many years have passed since we first knew Dr & Mrs Crull.  May the Lord give the family comfort.



SUSAN MURPHY
s_nmurphy@hotmail.com


My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow for the loss of your mother.
DORIS MILLER CRULL
October 26, 1919
May 25, 2017