Vineland Elementary School Library
650 Vineland School Road
DeSoto, MO 63020
Doris Lea Alden-DeClue,67, (formerly of DeSoto) passed away on March 11, 2008, in Claremore, Oklahoma. She was born October 26, 1940,in Fort Smith, Arkansas; the daughter of the late Henry Homer and Wilma (nee Blackard) Ward. Doris was the dear wife of Joseph N. DeClue. She was the dear mother of John Stephen(Laura) Alden, Lea Ellen (Todd) Whitehead, Courtney E. Alden, and Kay-Lynn Alden and dear stepmother of James Allen DeClue, Troy Joseph DeClue and Ann Marie Devine. Dear sister of Homer B. Ward and Richard W. (Evelyn) Ward. Dear grandmother of 21 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband Wallace Joseph Alden.