Doris Eileen Edgar

(Aug. 3, 1921 - Nov. 23, 2020)


Doris Eileen Edgar, 99, died Nov. 23, 2020, at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was born in Greenfield, Illinois, on Aug. 3, 1921, to Irma Plogger and Douglas Cunningham. She was the oldest of three children.

Her family moved to Powell where she attended high school. Doris married Joe Edgar in 1939. They owned Edgar Motors in Powell for 30 years where Doris did the bookkeeping for their business. They had two daughters.

Doris loved sewing, crocheting and gardening. She had an absolute faith in God and enjoyed attending church, Bible study groups and birthday clubs. She spent a great deal of time helping her daughters with their businesses. She assisted Sue at Interlacings Fabric Shop in Cody, helping customers, sharing her sewing expertise and helping teach kids sewing classes. Later she assisted Carol at the Scoop Drive-In, in Lovell.

Doris is survived by her daughters Carol Layne of Lovell and Sue Sironen of Cody, her granddaughter Stephanie Valentine, grandson-in-law Dave Valentine, and her great-grandchildren Riley and Kyla of Laurel, Montana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Kenneth Cunningham, sister Melba Sweet, sons-in-law Paul Sironen and Wiley Layne and grandson Ronnie Joe Layne.

Services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 3, at the First Southern Baptist Church in Powell. Viewing at 10 a.m. and service at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery will follow the service.