Doris Jean Chambliss Rumfelt, 85, of Burke County, passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at her home. Doris was born March 16, 1932, in Davidson County, Tenn., and was a daughter of the late Andrew and Docia Chambliss.

She kept occupied by working on the farm and raising cattle. Her husband, Ned, preceded her in death just a few short weeks ago. Doris leaves behind several loving nieces and nephews, and a number of great-nieces and -nephews.

She will be missed by all of her family and friends. The family will receive friends Saturday, Aug. 19, from 2 to 3 p.m., at McDowell Independent Presbyterian Church.

A service in celebration of her life will follow in the church sanctuary at 3 p.m., with Dennis Carswell presiding.

Floral tributes may be sent to the home. An online register is available under "Obituaries" at

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