Doris Crist

Doris Crist was born Doris Jean Henry, daughter of Opal Summers Henry and Frank Henry, on Aug. 14, 1931, in Bloomington, Ill. The Henrys were from Oklahoma and moved back there while Doris was small. The family then moved to Garden City later in the 1930s. In 1952, Doris married and joined the Crist family. She was married to Dennis Crist for over 50 years and was widowed in 2007. Her parents; a sister, Jo Ann Danford; and a brother, Donald Henry, preceded her in death. She is survived by sons Jeff Crist and wife, Dallas, Garden City, and Kelly Crist and wife, Lisa, Scott City; a daughter, Stace Crist-Robbins and husband, Marc, Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Doris has been a solid presence in the Scott and Finney county areas as a homemaker, Bible scholar and teacher, volunteer, caregiver, prize-winning china painter and much more. She has been an inspiration and example to friends both known and unknown to her as she supported philanthropy and Christian causes throughout the world. A memorial service will be held Sat., August 4, 10:00 a.m., at the Prairie View Church of the Brethren, Friend, Ks. Burial will follow at the Prairie View Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Wycliffe Bible Translators in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th St., Garden City, Ks. 67846. Condolences may be given at

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009