Doris  Irene Worden

September 4, 1930 —  June 11, 2019

Doris Irene Worden, age 88, of Touchet, passed away peacefully June 11, 2019, at her home.

Doris was born September 4, 1930, in Waitsburg, to Frank and Lillie Wardrip.  She had fond memories of growing up in Waitsburg, and was a graduate of Waitsburg High School.

Doris married Benthley John Worden, February 9, 1957, and made Touchet their home. Doris enjoyed gardening, reading, and going dancing with Ben.  She was also involved in 4-H and the International Organization of the Rainbow for Girls.

Doris began work at canneries, and later worked at the Baker Boyer Bank before she became a full-time homemaker.  Later in life, she went back to school at Walla Walla Community College and then re-entered the workforce at the Marcus Whitman Hotel. She completed her career at the Walla Walla College cafeteria.

Doris is survived by son, Ted Durham; daughters, Kerri Robinson and Jodi (Ronnie) Dawson; five grandchildren, Valerie Durham (Ted), Daniel Dawson (Jodi), Zachary Worden (Allen), and Brandon and Ashley Robinson (Kerri). She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ben Worden; brother, Eugene Wardrip; daughter, Sandy Durham; and son, Allen Worden.

There will be a graveside service at the Touchet cemetery on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 10 a.m.  A reception will follow.

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