Joseph "Joe" Milton Dorris, age 86 of Mt. Juliet passed away on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 in the arms of his daughter at his residence.
He was preceded in death by parents, William Noah and Doashia Lee Collins Dorris and 8 siblings.
He is survived by son, Ron Dorris; daughter, Debbie Diane (Jack) Chowning; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.
Mr. Dorris was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. He was with American Airlines for 33 years working as a crew chief for the last several of his career. He also worked for Trevecca Towers in the maintenance department for 18 years. Mr. Dorris was a Past Master for the Dundee Masonic Lodge.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church with visitation from 11 a.m. until the service. Rev. Rodney Duckett will officiate. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Adult Men's Sunday School Class at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. Graveside services will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the Malden Memorial Park Cemetery in Missouri.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, (615) 444-7007, www.partlowchapel.com.